One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A relatively large blastomere, formed by unequal division in the fertilized ovum, and usually appearing at the vegetal pole.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From macro- + -mere. Compare micromere.
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