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primordial

 [pri-mor´de-al]
original or primitive; of the simplest and most undeveloped character.

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)

primordial

/pri·mor·di·al/ (pri-mor´de-al) primitive.

primordial

(prī-môr′dē-əl)
adj.
1. Being or happening first in sequence of time; original.
2. Primary or fundamental: play a primordial role.
3. Biology Belonging to or characteristic of the earliest stage of development of an organism or a part: primordial cells.
n.
A basic principle.

pri·mor′di·al·ly adv.

primordial

[prīmôr′dē·əl]
Etymology: L, primordium, origin
1 characteristic of the most undeveloped or earliest state, specifically those cells or tissues that are formed in the early stages of embryonic development.
2 first or original; primitive.

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.

primordial

original; existing from the beginning.

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.

primordial

original or primitive; of the simplest and most undeveloped character.

primordial germ cell
cells which provide the origins of the spermatozoa and the ovum; they originate from the yolk sac endoderm and migrate to the developing gonad.
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