Discoblastic Dis`co*blas"tic, a. [Gr. ? disk + ? to grow.] (Biol.) Applied to a form of egg cleavage seen in osseous fishes, which occurs only in a small disk that separates from the rest of the egg. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • discoblastic — |diskō|blastik adjective Etymology: disc + blastic : meroblastic * * * discoblastic, blastula see disco …   Useful english dictionary

  • discoblastic — Denoting a discoblastula. * * * dis·co·blas·tic .dis kō blas tik adj MEROBLASTIC * * * dis·co·blas·tic (dis″ko blasґtik) [disco + blast + ic] pertaining to a discoblastula or to discoidal cleavage …   Medical dictionary

  • discoblastic — dis·co·blas·tic …   English syllables

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