Amphiblastic Am`phi*blas"tic ([a^]m`f[i^]*bl[a^]s"t[i^]k), a. [Gr. 'amfi` + blastiko`s tending to sprout.] (Biol.) Segmenting unequally; -- said of telolecithal ova with complete segmentation. [1913 Webster]

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  • amphiblastic — am·phi·blas·tic .am(p) fə blas tik adj characterized by complete but unequal segmentation used of telolecithal eggs * * * am·phi·blas·tic (am″fe blasґtik) [amphi + blast + ic] denoting the complete but unequal cleavage of a telolecithal egg …   Medical dictionary

  • amphiblastic — am·phi·blas·tic …   English syllables

  • amphiblastic — |amfə̇|blastik adjective Etymology: amphi + blastic : segmenting unequally used of telolecithal eggs with complete segmentation …   Useful english dictionary

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