Leptomere | definition of leptomere by Medical dictionary
A minute particle of living matter; Asclepiades believed the body was composed of an aggregation of vast numbers of leptomeres.
[lepto- + G. meros, part]
leptomere An obsolete, nonspecific term for a minute particle of living matter.
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pharmacologic: La dynamique des substances leptomeres
The Purkinje cells have been observed in this study to contain rounded aggregations of leptomeres
have previously been described by Hirako  who suggested that they represented an aberrant form of muscle fibril arising during development.