Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- A pattern of cleavage that occurs in many eggs that have a lot of yolk, in which the cleavage furrows do not penetrate all of it. (See also discoidal cleavage, superficial cleavage; contrast with complete cleavage.)
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.