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Term: unfertilized egg meiotic spindle
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: unfertilized egg
Synonyms: activated oocyte
Definition: A female gamete where meiosis has progressed to metaphase II and is able to participate in fertilization. In zebrafish specified to be outside the body.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001570]
Name: meiotic spindle
Definition: A spindle that forms as part of meiosis. Several proteins, such as budding yeast Spo21p, fission yeast Spo2 and Spo13, and C. elegans mei-1, localize specifically to the meiotic spindle and are absent from the mitotic spindle.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0072687]   QuickGO   AmiGO