Term: unfertilized egg pole plasm
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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: 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