Definition of micromere in English:

micromere

Pronunciation /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)mɪə/

noun

Embryology
  • A relatively small blastomere formed by unequal segmentation in the fertilized ovum, such as one of those found at the animal pole of an amphibian ovum.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From micro- + -mere. Compare ancient Greek μικρομερής consisting of small parts.