Meroblast
Mero de lo alto Me"ro de lo al"to, and a species called also {rock hind}, distinguished as Mero cabrolla Me"ro ca*brol"la. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Meroblast Mer"o*blast, n. [Gr. me`ros part + -blast.] (Biol.) An ovum, as that of a mammal, only partially composed of germinal matter, that is, consisting of both a germinal portion and an albuminous or nutritive one; -- opposed to {holoblast}. [1913 Webster]

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  • meroblast — noun An ovum (egg) that has both germinal and nutritive parts …   Wiktionary

  • meroblast — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holoblast — Hol o*blast, n. [Holo + blast.] (Biol.) an ovum composed entirely of germinal matter. See {Meroblast}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mero cabrolla — Mero de lo alto Me ro de lo al to, and a species called also {rock hind}, distinguished as Mero cabrolla Me ro ca*brol la. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Meroblast Mer o*blast, n. [Gr. me ros part + blast.] (Biol.) An ovum, as that of a mammal, only… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mero de lo alto — Me ro de lo al to, and a species called also {rock hind}, distinguished as Mero cabrolla Me ro ca*brol la. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Meroblast Mer o*blast, n. [Gr. me ros part + blast.] (Biol.) An ovum, as that of a mammal, only partially composed of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock hind — Mero de lo alto Me ro de lo al to, and a species called also {rock hind}, distinguished as Mero cabrolla Me ro ca*brol la. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Meroblast Mer o*blast, n. [Gr. me ros part + blast.] (Biol.) An ovum, as that of a mammal, only… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blastoderm — A Blastoderm is the layer of cells formed at one pole of the yolky egg of birds. The yolk prevents the division from taking place through the egg, resulting in meroblastic cleavage during the many cleavage divisions. At the pole containing less… …   Wikipedia

  • meroblastically — adverb see meroblastic * * * meroblastˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑meroblastic …   Useful english dictionary

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