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Related to Cleavage (embryo): Determinate cleavage, Indeterminate cleavage, Spiral cleavage, meroblastic cleavage
Exhibiting cleavage in which the entire egg separates into individual blastomeres.
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(Physiology) embryol of or showing cleavage of the entire zygote into blastomeres, as in eggs with little yolk. Compare meroblastic
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hol•o•blas•tic(ˌhɒl əˈblæs tɪk, ˌhoʊ lə-)
undergoing total cleavage in which the whole egg separates into equal blastomeres.
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