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XB-ANAT-30

Anatomy Term: vitelline membrane
XAO ID: 0000030
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Definition: "The membrane enveloping the egg or oocyte, lying immediately outside the plasmalemma. It is formed while the oocyte is in the ovary and it separates from the egg to form the fertilization membrane."
Stage Range: mature egg stage to NF stage 1
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Parent(s): extraembryonic structure (is_a) zygote (part_of)

 


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