myelomere

Neuromere of the brain or spinal cord. [myelo- + G. meros, part]

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my·elo·mere (miґə-lo-mēr) [myelo- + -mere] one of the segments of the developing brain and spinal cord.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Myelomere — A Myelomere is the segment of spinal cord to which a given pair of dorsal and ventral roots is attached. Because the adult spinal cord does not extend down as far as the vertebral column does, the lower myelomeres are not opposite their… …   Wikipedia

  • myelomere — my·e·lo·mere …   English syllables

  • myelomere — ˈmīəlōˌmi(ə)r noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary myel + mere : any of the segments of the developing central nervous system corresponding with a mesoblastic somite on either side …   Useful english dictionary

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