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One entry found for cleavage.
Main Entry: cleav·age
Pronunciation: primarystressklemacron-vij
Function: noun
1 : the quality of a crystallized substance or rock of splitting in definite directions
2 : the action of cleaving : the state of being cleaved
3 : the series of mitotic cell divisions of a fertilized egg that changes the single cell into a many-celled embryo

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