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  • Such a division is described as dexiotropic if the clockwise daughter cell (in animal pole view) is the closer to the animal pole; in a laeotropic division the counterclockwise cell is closer to the animal pole.

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  • The second quartet micromeres (2m) are formed by laeotropic division of the macromeres 1M.

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  • Also applying to shellfish are dexiotropic and laeotropic, where the shell's spire turns to the right and left, respectively.

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  • (C) Formation of the second micromere quartet by laeotropic division; the first-quartet cells in this species also divide laeotropically, but with a slight delay (a much longer delay occurs in

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  • The division of each micromere is laeotropic and unequal, separating a large cell (1m

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