discoblastic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek disk + to grow.

AdjectiveEdit

discoblastic (not comparable)

  1. (biology) Having a form of egg cleavage where only a small disc separates from the rest of the egg, associated with osseous fishes.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 19:17