superficial cleavage

noun

Medical Definition of superficial cleavage

: meroblastic cleavage in which a layer of cells is produced about a central mass of yolk (as in many arthropod eggs)

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“Superficial cleavage.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/superficial%20cleavage. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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