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meroblastic

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adjective mer·o·blas·tic \ˌmer-ə-ˈblas-tik\

Definition of meroblastic

  1. :  characterized by incomplete cleavage as a result of the presence of a mass of yolk material — compare holoblastic

meroblastically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin and Etymology of meroblastic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1870


Medical Dictionary

meroblastic

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adjective mero·blas·tic \ˌmer-ə-ˈblas-tik\

Medical Definition of meroblastic

  1. :  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

meroblastically

\-ti-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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