[らんかつ, rankatsu] (n) cleavage (in embryology); segmentation [Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Embryology \Em`bry*ol"o*gy\, n. [Gr. 'e`mbryon an embryo +
-logy: cf. F. embryologie.] (Biol.)
The science which relates to the formation and development of
the embryo in animals and plants; a study of the gradual
development of the ovum until it reaches the adult stage.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
n 1: the branch of biology that studies the formation and early
development of living organisms
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