Cleavage in Animal Development: Definition, Patterns & Regulation


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The two main patterns of cleavage are:

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1. A zygote refers to:

2. Which of the following is true about cleavage?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your understanding of cleavage in animal development with this quiz and worksheet combo. Test questions will cover areas like the main patterns of cleavage and what a zygote is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on the following:

  • Identify a true statement about animal cleavage
  • Determine how holoblastic cleavage affects certain animals
  • Recognize the division of a zygote cell
  • The patterns of cleavage

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on cleavage in animal development
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the function of a zygote
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of holoblastic cleavage and how it's connected to a specific animal

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Cleavage in Animal Development: Definition, Patterns & Regulation for more on these areas:

  • The definition of cleavage
  • What happens during this process
  • A cleavage furrow

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