fate map


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fate′ map`


n.
a diagram or series of diagrams indicating the structures that later develop from specific regions of an embryo.
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We are investigating an alternative explanation, that previous ctenophore embryonic fate maps may be incorrect, and that [m.sub.1] descendants normally contribute to comb plate formation during embryogenesis.