hypomere


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hypomere

[′hī·pə‚mir]
(embryology)
The lateral or lower mesodermal plate zone in vertebrate embryos.
(invertebrate zoology)
The basal portion of certain sponges that contain no flagellated chambers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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