determinate cleavage

noun

Medical Definition of determinate cleavage

: cleavage of an egg in which each division irreversibly separates portions of the zygote with specific potencies for further development — compare indeterminate cleavage

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“Determinate cleavage.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/determinate%20cleavage. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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