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Anatomy Term: oocyte

XAO ID: 0000256


Definition: "The developing female gamete, the differentiation of which is classified into six stages: I (pre-vitellogenic), II (early vitellogenic), III (mid-vitellogenic, formation of pigment), IV (polarization along animal-vegetal axis), V (late vitellogenic), and VI (post-vitellogenic, appearance of equatorial band)."

Stage Range: oocyte stage I to mature egg stage

Marker Genes:


Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
secondary oogonium NF stage 54 to death
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
polar body oocyte stage I to oocyte stage VI
egg adult frog stage to death

Component Anatomy Items:

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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service

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