Term: blastomere cleavage furrow
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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: cleavage furrow
Definition: The cleavage furrow is a plasma membrane invagination at the cell division site. The cleavage furrow begins as a shallow groove and eventually deepens to divide the cytoplasm.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0032154]   QuickGO   AmiGO