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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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If, on the other hand, mergers beyond the redshift of 40 were found to not be primordial, it would mean that matter distribution in the universe is not based on Gaussian probability.
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The result of the equation was then multiplied by the total volume of the ovary to obtain the total number of the primordial follicles.
Their research showed that primordial follicles are highly stable, and that germ-line stem cell activity cannot be detected, even in response to the death of half the existing follicles.
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