Primordium meaning

prī-môr'dē-əm
The first recognizable aggregation of cells that will form a distinct organ or part of the embryo.
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An organ or a part in its most rudimentary form or stage of development.
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An organ or a part in its most rudimentary form or stage of development.
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(anatomy) An aggregation of cells that is the first stage in the development of an organ.
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Origin of primordium

  • Latin prīmōrdium primordial
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition