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Yolk membrane

yolk membrane --> membrana vitellina The membrane enveloping the yolk; specifically, the thickened cell membrane of... Read More

Fetal membrane

Definition noun, plural: fetal membranes A membrane surrounding the embryo or fetus and is involved in nutrition,... 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

Amnion

Definition noun, plural: amnions The innermost membrane of the extraembryonic or the fetal membranes of amniotes surrounding... Read More

Cholesterol

Definition noun A sterol or a modified steroid that is synthesized by animal cells to become an essential component of... Read More

Egg

Definition noun, plural: eggs (1) An organic vessel where an embryo develops, and one in which the female of an animal... Read More

Metatherian mammal

Definition noun, plural: metatherian mammals Any from the group of mammals possessing choriovitelline type of placenta (as... Read More

Egg cell

Definition noun, plural: egg cells (1) Female gamete; female sex cell; female reproductive cell. (2) Unfertilized ovum,... Read More

Ovum

Definition noun, plural: ova (1) Female gamete; female sex cell; female reproductive cell. (2) Egg cell. Supplement In... Read More