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holoblastic

 [hol″o-blas´tik]
undergoing cleavage in which the entire oocyte (ovum) participates; completely dividing.

hol·o·blas·tic

(hol'ō-blas'tik),
Denoting the involvement of the entire (isolecithal or moderately telolecithal) oocyte in cleavage.
[holo- + G. blastos, germ]

holoblastic

/holo·blas·tic/ (ho″lo-blas´tik) undergoing cleavage in which the entire zygote participates; dividing completely.

holoblastic

(hŏl′ə-blăs′tĭk, hō′lə-)
adj. Embryology
Exhibiting cleavage in which the entire egg separates into individual blastomeres.

hol′o·blas′ti·cal·ly adv.

holoblastic

[hol′əblas′tik]
Etymology: Gk, holos + blastos, germ
pertaining to an ovum that contains little or no yolk and undergoes total cleavage. Compare meroblastic.

hol·o·blas·tic

(hol'ō-blas'tik)
Denoting the involvement of the entire oocyte in cleavage.
[holo- + G. blastos, germ]

holoblastic

undergoing cleavage in which the entire ovum participates; completely dividing.