Blastema



an aggregation of cells in an early embryo, capable of differentiation into specialized tissue and organs.
Historical Examples

The Mechanism of Life Stphane Leduc
The World’s Greatest Books – Volume 15 – Science Various

noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
a mass of undifferentiated animal cells that will develop into an organ or tissue: present at the site of regeneration of a lost part
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blas·te’mal or blas’te·mat’ic (blās’tə-māt’ĭk) or blas·te’mic (blā-stē’mĭk) adj.

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