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Blastomeres

"Blastomeres" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Undifferentiated cells resulting from cleavage of a fertilized egg (ZYGOTE). Inside the intact ZONA PELLUCIDA, each cleavage yields two blastomeres of about half size of the parent cell. Up to the 8-cell stage, all of the blastomeres are totipotent. The 16-cell MORULA contains outer cells and inner cells.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Blastomeres" by people in this website by year, and whether "Blastomeres" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2012
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