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blastomere

 [blas´to-mēr]
one of the cells produced by cleavage of a fertilized ovum (zygote). Called also cleavage cell.

blas·to·mere

(blas'tō-mēr),
One of the cells into which the oocyte divides after its fertilization.
[blasto- + G. meros, part]

blastomere

/blas·to·mere/ (blas´to-mēr) one of the cells produced by cleavage of a zygote.

blastomere

(blăs′tə-mîr′)
n.
Any of the cells resulting from the cleavage of a fertilized ovum during early embryonic development.

blas′to·mer′ic (-mîr′ĭk, -mĕr′-) adj.

blastomere

[blas′təmēr]
Etymology: Gk, blastos + meros, part
any of the cells formed from the first mitotic division of a fertilized ovum (zygote). The blastomeres further divide and subdivide to form a multicellular morula in the first several days of pregnancy. Also called segmentation cell. See also blastula. blastomeric, adj.

blastomere

A cell produced by division (cleavage) in a fertilised egg.

blas·to·mere

(blas'tō-mēr)
One of the cells resulting from cleavage of a zygote or fertilized oocyte.
[blasto- + G. meros, part]

blastomere

any cell that occurs in the BLASTULA.

blastomere

one of the cells produced by cleavage of a fertilized ovum.
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Embryonic cells are the furthest from development, but even if Geron's particular approach doesn't work, some experts predict that treatments could be available using these cells as early as a decade from now.
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In fact, because they have no viable path to any embryonic stem cell cures, CIRM has already thrown away $271 million of its $3 billion fund to help finance construction of expensive biotech research facilities for the very institutions which have failed to find a way to implant embryonic cells into humans, or even animals for that matter.
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