[mahy-kruh-meer] /ˈmaɪ krəˌmɪər/

a small blastomere, as one of those that form toward the animal pole in embryos that undergo unequal cleavage or those that occur in the embryo of mammals.
(embryol) any of the small cells formed by unequal cleavage of a fertilized ovum

micromere mi·cro·mere (mī’krō-mēr’)
A very small blastomere, as at the animal pole of certain eggs.


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