mesomere definition

  • noun:
    • A blastomere of advanced dimensions, larger than a micromere but smaller than a macromere.
    • the center area associated with mesoderm of a chordate vertebrate embryo, where excretory structure develops.
    • In embryology:
    • In the segmenting egg, a blastomere, or cellular which gives rise to the mesoblast.
    • into the vertebrate embryo, a mesoblastic somite, or protovertebra.

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