(of the secretion of glands) characterized by formation of the product without undergoing disintegration Compare holocrine, apocrine
merocrine mer·o·crine (měr’ə-krĭn, -krīn’, -krēn’)
Of or relating to a gland whose secretory cells remain undamaged during secretion.
mesectoderm mes·ec·to·derm (měz-ěk’tə-dûrm’, měs-) n. The part of the mesenchyme derived from ectoderm, especially from the embryonic neural crest from which the pigment cells, meninges, and most of the branchial cartilages develop.
[mee-seemz] /miˈsimz/ verb (impersonal);, past meseemed. Archaic. 1. it seems to me. /mɪˈsiːmz/ verb (past) meseemed 1. (transitive; takes a clause as object) (archaic) it seems to me late 14c., me semeth, from me (pron.) + seem (v.).
[muh-zem-bree-an-thuh-muh m] /məˌzɛm briˈæn θə məm/ noun 1. any of various chiefly Old World plants of the genus Mesembryanthemum, having thick, fleshy leaves and often showy flowers. /mɪzˌɛmbrɪˈænθɪməm/ noun 1. any plant of a South African genus (Mesembryanthemum) of succulent-leaved prostrate or erect plants widely grown in gardens and greenhouses: family Aizoaceae See fig marigold, […]
[mes-en-sef-uh-lon, -luh n, mez-] /ˌmɛs ɛnˈsɛf əˌlɒn, -lən, ˌmɛz-/ noun, plural mesencephala [mes-en-sef-uh-luh, mez-] /ˌmɛs ɛnˈsɛf ə lə, ˌmɛz-/ (Show IPA), mesencephalons. 1. Anatomy. the midbrain. /ˌmɛsɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn/ noun 1. the part of the brain that develops from the middle portion of the embryonic neural tube Nontechnical name midbrain Compare prosencephalon, rhombencephalon mesencephalic mes·en·ce·phal·ic (měz’ěn-sə-fāl’ĭk, měs’-) […]