holoblastic cleavage

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hol·o·blas·tic cleav·age

cleavage in which the blastomeres are completely separated; the entire egg participates in cell division.

holoblastic cleavage

Cleavage of a fertilized egg into two parts (blastomeres), each of which can form an entirely separate individual.

holoblastic cleavage

see CLEAVAGE.
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Gemination (cleavage of a single tooth germ)--partial cleavage (true gemination); complete cleavage (twinning).
Incubation of both recTnT or cTnT in the form of ITC ternary complex with purified thrombin resulted in a complete cleavage of cTnT witnessed by the formation of a 29-kDa fragment that was similar to that found in serum samples of AMI patients (see Fig.
There is a broad variation in the severity of this deformity, ranging from a simple notch in the mucosa to complete cleavage of the lower lip involving the tongue, chin, mandible, neck, and manubrium sterni.

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