OBO ID: ZFA:0005239
Term Name: micropylar cell Search Ontology:
  • plug cell
Definition: Is a specialized pore forming cell of the follicle, located adjacent to the animal pole of the oocyte. The micropylar cell makes the single micropyle (pore) through the chorion through which the sperm fertilizes the egg. (1)
Appears at: Juvenile:Days 45-89 (45d-90d, 14 mm, 12 teeth)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • CL:0007022
  • TAO:0005239
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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