Holoblast
Holoblast Hol"o*blast, n. [Holo + -blast.] (Biol.) an ovum composed entirely of germinal matter. See {Meroblast}. [1913 Webster]

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  • holoblast — noun An ovum composed entirely of germinal matter …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • 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… …   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

  • holoblastic — holoblastically, adv. /hol euh blas tik, hoh leuh /, adj. Embryol. (of certain eggs) undergoing total cleavage, resulting in equal blastomeres. Cf. meroblastic. [1870 75; holoblast (HOLO + BLAST) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • holoblastic — hol•o•blas•tic [[t]ˌhɒl əˈblæs tɪk, ˌhoʊ lə [/t]] adj. dvl undergoing total cleavage in which the whole egg separates into equal blastomeres • Etymology: 1870–75; holoblast (holo + blast) + ic ho lo•blas′ti•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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