Definición de oocyte en inglés:

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oocyte

Pronunciación: /ˈəʊəsʌɪt/

sustantivo

Biology
A cell in an ovary which may undergo meiotic division to form an ovum.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In mammals, signals from the gonads determine whether the germ cells develop into oocytes or sperm.
  • As semen quality reduces, the proportion of oocytes fertilised by in vitro insemination decreases.
  • However, in young women this comes at a price - many women lose ovarian function because oocytes or their support cells are damaged by the treatment.

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Saltos de línea: oo|cyte

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