meroblastic cleavage

mer·o·blas·tic cleav·age

incomplete separation of the blastomeres, with the divisions being limited to the nonyolked portion of the egg.
Synonym(s): incomplete cleavage

meroblastic cleavage

see CLEAVAGE.
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After fertilization, cytoplasm streams from the vegetal region of the squid egg towards the animal cap to form a blastodisc where meroblastic cleavage will occur [1, 2].