Holoblastic Cleavage: Definition & Patterns


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If you are an animal that has a moderate amount of yolk that is concentrated in one area, which of the following is true?

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1. Human and other mammal cells undergo which type of cleavage?

2. Radial cleavage in isolecithal cells _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz/worksheet touch on key aspects of holoblastic cleavage, assessing your understanding of related terms and cellular processes. Areas such as rotational cleavage and radial cleavage will be touched on.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet contains questions involving:

  • Animals with a moderate amount of yolk concentrated in one area
  • The form of cleavage undergone by human and other mammal cells
  • Radial cleavage in isolecithal cells
  • The two poles of an animal cell
  • Rotational cleavage

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between the forms of cellular cleavage discussed in the lesson
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define rotational cleavage
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the two poles of animal cells
  • Making connections - use your understanding to identify a fact about animals that have a moderate amount of yolk concentrated in one area

Additional Learning

To further study this cellular concept, you can review the adjoining lesson, Holoblastic Cleavage: Definition & Patterns. This lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Describe the cellular process of cleavage
  • Define holoblastic
  • Know what a zygote is
  • Learn about bilateral cleavage and spiral cleavage