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fate map

determination in very young embryos of the cellular origin of specific organs or structures.

fate map

A map showing the regions of embryonic cells that will develop into specific differentiated organs and tissues in the body of the adult.
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fate map

A diagram of an embryo showing the regions that will eventually form particular tissues in the adult.

fate map

a map of an embryo at an early stage of development, showing the various regions where future structures will form.