meroblastic


mer·o·blas·tic

adjective \ˌmer-ə-ˈblas-tik\

Definition of MEROBLASTIC

:  characterized by incomplete cleavage as a result of the presence of a mass of yolk material — compare holoblastic
mer·o·blas·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of MEROBLASTIC

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1870

mero·blas·tic

adjective \ˌmer-ə-ˈblas-tik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MEROBLASTIC

: characterized by or being incomplete cleavage as a result of the presence of an impeding mass of yolk material (as in the eggs of birds)—compare holoblastic
mero·blas·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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