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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

(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

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.
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