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(english) Type of cleavage in which only the blastodisc undergoes division. Usually one with a large amount of yolk which is not incoporated into the developing egg, e.g. in Myxini, Elasmobranchii, Holocephali, many teleosts. (See also: blastodisc, cleavage stages, LarvalBase)

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