meroblastic

adjective mer·o·blas·tic \ 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

meroblastically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of meroblastic

borrowed from French méroblastique, from méro- mero- + -blastique -blastic


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meroblastic

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

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

meroblastically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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