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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (3178) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: egg
XAO ID: 0003048
Synonyms: ovum, unfertilized egg
Definition: "A mature female germ cell that is capable of initiating formation of a new individual by fusion with a male gamete."
Stage Range: adult frog stage to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
oocyte oocyte stage I to mature egg stage
Develops Into:
Parent(s): oocyte


Parent(s): gamete (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY