Translation of cleavage in Spanish:
nouncountable or uncountable
- 2 (Biology)Example sentences
- The cells deriving from cleavage divisions are often called blastomeres.
- The transparent, 100-m-diameter oocyte is fertilized and undergoes rapid mitotic cleavage cycles.
- For a successful division to take place the cell has to determine the location, where to separate, and the point of time to start cell cleavage.
- 3 (in rock)Example sentences
- Where possible, flawed sections are removed and larger crystals cut into smaller pieces with minimal wastage by splitting the crystal along natural cleavage planes.
- Diamonds have cleavage planes in four directions, making them highly susceptible to shattering when struck by a hard blow.
- Thus, the crystals have cleavage planes for the necessary migration aptitude.
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