Term: blastomere germ plasm
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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: germ plasm
Definition: Differentiated cytoplasm associated with a pole of an oocyte, egg or early embryo that will be inherited by the cells that will give rise to the germ line.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0060293]   QuickGO   AmiGO