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Secondary oocyte

Definition noun, plural: secondary oocytes The resulting oocyte when meiosis I is completed, and gives rise to ootid and... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... 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

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Primary oocyte

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

Oocyte

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

Prophase

Prophase is the first stage of mitosis; the very first step in this crucial process of the M-phase of the cell cycle. Now as... Read More

Prophase I

Organisms all use mitosis to create more cells in the body. Meiosis, a similar process, is used in some organisms to undergo... Read More

Oogonium

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