blastokinesis

noun
blas·​to·​kinesis | \ ˌblastō, ˌblastə + \

Definition of blastokinesis

: movement of the developing embryo in some insect eggs into the yolk mass usually involving partial revolution of the body

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Other Words from blastokinesis

blastokinetic \ ¦⸗⸗ + \ adjective

History and Etymology for blastokinesis

New Latin, from blast- + kinesis

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“Blastokinesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blastokinesis. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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