Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
partially dividing; undergoing cleavage in which only part of the egg participates.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Undergoing partial cleavage. Used of a fertilized egg.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.