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blastomere

blas·to·mere

blastomere

 
pronunciation:
blae st mir
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of the first cells produced when a fertilized ovum divides.
derivation: blastomeric (adj.)
Word Parts
The word blastomere contains the following parts:
blast, blasto Greek root that means bud, generative cell
mer, -mere Greek root that means part