Cleavage spindle | definition of cleavage spindle by Medical dictionary
the spindle formed during the cleavage of a zygote or its blastomeres.
cleav·age spin·dle (klēv'ăj spin'dĕl)
The spindle formed during the cleavage of a zygote or its blastomeres.
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Fertilization is internal and at deposition the first cleavage spindle
has already formed.
The cleavage spindle
is forced to align parallel to the plane of compression.