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Embryogenesis

Embryogenesis The processes leading to the development of an embryo from egg to completion of the embryonic... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Atlas of Mouse Development

Atlas of Mouse Development  Author(s):  ... Read More

Double Fertilization: Embryo and Endosperm Development in Flowering Plants

Double Fertilization: Embryo and Endosperm Development in Flowering Plants   ... Read More

Reproductive system

Definition noun An organ system that functions primarily for the purpose of reproduction, and is comprised of sex... Read More

Mendels Law of Heredity

Definition noun A set of generalizations based on Gregor Mendel's published scientific works that attempts to explain... Read More

Coordinate gene

Definition noun, plural: coordinate genes A gene that establishes the major coordinate axes of the embryo, especially the... Read More

Maternal-effect gene

Definition noun, plural: maternal-effect genes (1) A gene from the mother's genome in which its phenotype in the zygote is... Read More

Maternal gene

Definition noun, plural: maternal genes (1) A gene from the mother's genome in which its expression on the phenotype of the... Read More

Zygotic-effect gene

Definition noun, plural: zygotic-effect genes (1) Any of the genes expressed in the early embryo. (2) Any of the genes... Read More

Zygotic gene

Definition noun, plural: zygotic genes Any of the developmental genes transcribed from the DNA of the zygote. Supplement In... Read More

Dihaploid

Definition noun A haploid cell having two copies of the set of chromosomes adjective Of or pertaining to a cell or organism... Read More

Clasmatosis

Definition noun (1) A phenomenon or process of forming cytoplasmic extensions (resembling pseudopodia) through... Read More

Integrin

Definition noun, plural: integrins A large group of cell adhesion molecule comprised of two subunits (- and -subunits)... Read More

Morphogenesis: The Cellular and Molecular Processes of Developmental Anatomy by Jonathan Bard

 Morphogenesis: The Cellular and Molecular Processes of Developmental Anatomy  ... Read More

Hypoblast

Definition noun (embryology) The inner (lower) layer of the embryonic disc, located beneath the epiblast Supplement In... Read More

Epiblast

Definition noun (embryology) The outer (upper) ectodermal layer of the embryonic disc, closer to the amniotic cavity, and... Read More

Egg polarity gene

Definition noun A maternal gene that encodes for products (mRNA or protein) whose spatial distribution in the egg determines... Read More

Embryo

Definition noun, plural: embryos (zoology) A multicellular organism that primarily undergoes extensive and rapid growth and... Read More

Polarity

Definition noun (1) The presence of or having distinct and opposite poles (2) The condition of having contrasting properties... Read More

Cleavage

Definition noun (1) A division or separation of form. (2) (cell biology) The act or state of splitting or dividing of a... Read More

Zygote

Zygote Definition What is a zygote? A zygote is a fertilized eukaryotic cell. In biology, medical science, and other allied... Read More

Progesterone

Definition noun, plural: progesterones A progestogen hormone, with a chemical formula of C21H30O2, naturally produced in... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Laboratory Studies of Vertebrate and Invertebrate Embryos: Guide & Atlas of Descriptive & Experimental Development (8th Edition)

Laboratory Studies of Vertebrate and Invertebrate Embryos: Guide & Atlas of Descriptive & Experimental Development... Read More

Tectum

Definition noun, plural: tectums, tecta A roof-like covering or structure Supplement Tectum is a term used to describe a... Read More