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primitive

 [prim´ĭ-tiv]
first in point of time; existing in a simple or early form that shows little complexity.

prim·i·tive

(prim'i-tiv),
Obsolete usage in embryology, replace by primordial.
[L. primitivus, fr. primus, first]

primitive

/prim·i·tive/ (prim´ĭ-tiv) first in point of time; existing in a simple or early form that shows little complexity.

primitive

[prim′itiv]
Etymology: L, primivus
1 undeveloped; undifferentiated; rudimentary; showing little or no evolution.
2 embryonic; formed early in the course of development; existing in an early or simple form. Compare definitive.

primitive

adjective Embrology Undifferentiated; undeveloped; before development of 1º germ layers–ectoderm, endoderm, mesoderm Psychiatry Pertaining to the early development of the personality

pri·mor·di·al

(prī-mōr'dē-ăl)
1. Relating to a primordium.
2. Relating to a structure in its first or earliest stage of development.
Synonym(s): primal (2) , primitive.

primitive

of ancient origin but present in modern organisms in an unmodified and unspecialized form.

primitive

first in point of time; existing in a simple or early form; showing little evolution.

primitive groove
longitudinal furrow in the primitive streak of the embryo.
primitive knot
primitive node
enlarged cranial end of the primitive streak.
primitive streak
the thickened median area of the epiblast which sets out the future longitudinal axis of the early embryo.
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