Medical Dictionary
6 ENTRIES FOUND:

cleavage

noun cleav·age \ˈklē-vij\

Definition of CLEAVAGE

1
:  the series of synchronized mitotic cell divisions of the fertilized egg that results in the formation of the blastomeres and changes the single-celled zygote into a multicellular embryo; also :  one of these cell divisions
2
:  the splitting of a molecule into simpler molecules
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
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