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Search Results for: discoidal cleavage

Discoidal cleavage

Definition noun (embryology)A meroblastic cleavage wherein the cytoplasmic divisions are restricted to the animal pole,... Read More

Cleavage

Definition noun (1) A division or separation of form. (2) (cell biology) The act or state of splitting or dividing of a... Read More

Meroblastic cleavage

Definition noun (embryology) The incomplete cleavage in telolecithal or megalecithal eggs of animals, such as birds and... Read More

Incompete cleavage

Definition noun (embryology) The partial cleavage in telolecithal or megalecithal eggs in certain animals, such as birds and... Read More

Superficial cleavage

Definition noun (embryology) A meroblastic cleavage wherein mitosis occurs without cytokinesis, resulting in many nuclei,... Read More

Discoblastula

Discoblastula a blastula of the type produced by the meroblastic discoidal cleavage of a large-yolked... Read More