Blastemata
Blastema Blas*te"ma, n.; pl. {Blastemata}. [Gr. bla`sthma bud, sprout.] (Biol.) The structureless, protoplasmic tissue of the embryo; the primitive basis of an organ yet unformed, from which it grows. [1913 Webster]

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  • blastemata — n. group of embryonic cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Blastema — Blas*te ma, n.; pl. {Blastemata}. [Gr. bla sthma bud, sprout.] (Biol.) The structureless, protoplasmic tissue of the embryo; the primitive basis of an organ yet unformed, from which it grows. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blastema — noun (plural mas or blastemata) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek blastēma offshoot, from blastanein Date: circa 1823 a mass of undifferentiated cells capable of growth and differentiation • blastemal or blastematic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Blastema — A blastema is a mass of undifferentiated cells capable of growth and regeneration into organs or body parts. Blastemata are typically found in the early stages of an organism s development such as in embryos, and in the regeneration of tissues,… …   Wikipedia

  • blastema — blastemal, blastematic /blas teuh mat ik/, blastemic /bla stee mik, steem ik/, adj. /bla stee meuh/, n., pl. blastemas, blastemata / meuh teuh/. Embryol. an aggregation of cells in an early embryo, capable of differentiation into specialized… …   Universalium

  • blastema — /bləsˈtimə/ (say bluhs teemuh) noun (plural blastemata /bləsˈtimətə/ (say bluhs teemuhtuh)) an aggregation of embryonic cells, capable of differentiation into primordia and organs. {New Latin, from Greek: sprout} –blastemic /bləsˈtɛmɪk/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • blastema — [blas tē′mə] n. pl. blastemas or blastemata [blas təmə tə] [ModL < Gr blastēma, a bud < blastanein, to bud < blastos, a sprout] the undifferentiated embryonic tissue from which cells, tissues, and organs are developed blastemic… …   English World dictionary

  • blastemal — adjective of or relating to blastemata • Syn: ↑blastematic, ↑blastemic • Pertains to noun: ↑blastema (for: ↑blastemic), ↑blastema (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blastematic — adjective of or relating to blastemata • Syn: ↑blastemal, ↑blastemic • Pertains to noun: ↑blastema (for: ↑blastemic), ↑blastema, ↑blastema ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • blastemic — adjective of or relating to blastemata • Syn: ↑blastemal, ↑blastematic • Pertains to noun: ↑blastema, ↑blastema (for: ↑blastematic), ↑blastema ( …   Useful english dictionary

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