meroblastic cleavage

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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
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meroblastic cleavage

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These are formed by the incomplete cleavage of the deep layer of flexor group of muscles during embryogenesis thus representing both phylogenetically and ontogenetically the atavistic character.
There could be several effects contributing to this slightly lower value: (a) A small amount of PSA-ACT complex could still be present because of incomplete cleavage. (b) Other PSA-serpin complexes, which are also present in human sera (4, 6) but represent <5% of T-PSA (30), might not be cleaved by the treatment.

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