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Term: blastomere astral microtubule
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: blastomere
Synonyms: blastomeres
Definition: Cell that arises during cleavage and is partially cleaved, and located at the blastodisc margin prior to collectively forming the yolk syncytial layer (YSL) in the midblastula.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000093]
Name: astral microtubule
Synonyms:
Definition: Any of the spindle microtubules that radiate in all directions from the spindle poles and are thought to contribute to the forces that separate the poles and position them in relation to the rest of the cell.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0000235]   QuickGO   AmiGO