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Definition: 'Hypomere'

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hypomere

Type: Term

Pronunciation: hī′pō-mēr

Definitions:
1. The portion of the myotome that extends ventrolaterally to form body-wall and limb muscle, innervated by the primary ventral ramus of a spinal nerve.
2. Less commonly, the somatic and splanchnic layers of the lateral mesoderm which give rise to the lining of the celom.

See: hypaxial



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