Term: fertilized egg micropyle
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Name: fertilized egg
Synonyms: zygote
Definition: Diploid cell produced by the fusion of sperm cell nucleus and egg cell.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005772]
Name: micropyle
Synonyms:
Definition: An external encapsulating structure part of the chorion. A single cone-shaped specialization that forms an opening in the egg chorion that allows sperm entry into the egg prior to fertilization.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0070825]   QuickGO   AmiGO