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rudimentum

 [roo″dĭ-men´tum]
rudiment; in NA, the first indication of a structure in the course of its embryonic development.

ru·di·ment

(rū'di-ment),
1. An organ or structure that is incompletely developed.
2. The first indication of a structure in the course of ontogeny.
Synonym(s): rudimentum
[L. rudimentum, a beginning, fr. rudis, unformed]

rudimentum

/ru·di·men·tum/ (roo″dĭ-men´tum) pl. rudimen´ta   [L.] rudiment.

ru·di·ment

(rū'di-mĕnt)
1. An organ or structure that is incompletely developed.
2. The first indication of a structure in the course of ontogeny.
Synonym(s): rudimentum.
[L. rudimentum, a beginning, fr. rudis, unformed]

rudimentum

rudiment; the first indication of a structure in the course of its embryonic development.