Definition of Macromere

1. Noun. A large blastomere. ¹



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Definition of Macromere

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Macromere

1. A blastomere of large size, as in amphibians. Origin: macro-+ G. Meros, part (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macromere

macrolide 2'-kinase
macrolide glycosyltransferase
macrolides
macrolike
macrolinguistic
macrology
macromanage
macromanaged
macromanages
macromanaging
macromania
macromastia
macromelanosome
macromelia
macromer
macromere (current term)
macromeres
macromerozoite
macromers
macrometabolic
macrometabolism
macrometastases
macrometastasis
macrometeorology
macrominerals
macromixing
macromole
macromolecular
macromolecular chemistry

Literary usage of Macromere

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1. On the Zoological Position of Texas by Edward Drinker Cope (1880)
"The cells which have been formed by the division of the micromeres of the stage 19 now form a layer, the ectoderm, which rests, like a cap, on the macromere ..."

2. Studies from the Biological Laboratory by Johns Hopkins university (1893)
"Again the planes of micro- mere and macromere do not quite coincide: the numbers 2—2 indicate the second division and 3—3 give the plane of the present ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"The egg is divided into an anterior ecto- blastic cell and a posterior yolk-bearing macromere. The second cleavage is at right angles to the first, ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"This pro- > cess is repeated, new primary micromeres being formed from the same side of the macromere, so that in these early stages, the secondary ..."

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