macromere


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macromere

 [mak´ro-mēr]
one of the large blastomeres formed at the vegetal pole in unequal cleavage of the fertilized ovum; see also micromere.

mac·ro·mere

(mak'rō-mēr),
A blastomere of large size, as in amphibians.
[macro- + G. meros, part]

macromere

/mac·ro·mere/ (mak´ro-mēr) one of the large blastomeres formed by unequal cleavage of a zygote as a result of asymmetric positioning of the mitotic spindle.

macromere

(măk′rə-mîr′)
n.
One of the large blastomeres found in a developing embryo.

macromere

a large cell from the vegetative pole of a developing egg. Such a cell contains yolk and gives rise to the ENDODERM of the embryo.

macromere

one of the larger cells (blastomeres) formed in unequal cleavage of the fertilized ovum (at the vegetal pole).
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