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First time! Human blood cell turned into a young sex cell

In essence, our body consists of two major types of cells – one group involved directly in reproducing sexually (called... Read More

Oogonium

Definition noun, plural: oogonia (zoology) The diploid female gametogonium that gives rise to primary oocyte through... Read More

Primary oocyte

Definition noun, plural: primary oocytes The oocyte that arises from the oogonium via the process of oocytogenesis, and... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Oocyte

Definition noun, plural: oocytes (1) A female gametocyte. (2) A developing female germ cell. Supplement The oocyte is an... Read More

Ovocyte

Definition noun, plural: ovocytes (1) A female gametocyte. (2) A developing female germ cell or gamete. Supplement An... Read More

Dictyate

Definition noun A resting phase in mammalian oogenesis wherein the developing oocyte is arrested in prophase I of meiosis... Read More