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Blastomere

Blastomere
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Latin blastomerus
Identifiers
Code TE E7.0.1.2.0.0.2
Anatomical terminology

In biology, a blastomere is a type of cell produced by cleavage (cell division) of the zygote after fertilization and is an essential part of blastula formation.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Blastomere Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2012. Web. 06 Feb. 2012.
  • "Blastomere." Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th ed. (2000). ISBN 0-683-40007-X
  • Moore, Keith L. and T.V.N. Persaud. The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, 7th Ed. (2003). ISBN 0-7216-9412-8
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