Term: oocyte mitochondrial cloud
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Name: oocyte
Synonyms: egg
Definition: A female germ cell that has entered meiosis.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001109]
Name: mitochondrial cloud
Synonyms: Balbiani body, mitochondrial aggregate
Definition: A prominent mass in the cytoplasm of previtellogenic oocytes. The cloud contains both mitochondria and electron-dense granulofibrillar material (GFM) and is the source of germinal granule material.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0032019]   QuickGO   AmiGO