Term: oocyte stage IV pole plasm
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Name: oocyte stage IV
Synonyms: mature oocytes, oocytes stage IV, postvitellogenic oocyte, Stage 4 oocyte
Definition: Oocyte part of stage IV ovarian follicle. Stage IV oocytes are large and filled with noncrystalline yolky bodies.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001568]
Name: pole plasm
Synonyms: germ plasm, polar plasm
Definition: Differentiated cytoplasm associated with a pole (animal, vegetal, anterior, or posterior) of an oocyte, egg or early embryo.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0045495]   QuickGO   AmiGO