meroandry n. [Gr. meros, part; aner, male] The condition of possessing less than the normal number of testes. meroandric a. see holandry.
meroblastic cleavage Cleavage of a heavily yolked egg in which only the egg cell divides, leaving the yolk undivided.
merocerite n. [Gr. meros, part; keras, horn] (ARTHRO: Crustacea) The 4th segment of an antenna.
merocrine a. [Gr. meros, part; krinein, to separate] The passing of a secretion by a gland in which the nucleus remains intact and thereby can recover. see holocrine.
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