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Term: micropylar cell cytoplasm
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: micropylar cell
Synonyms: 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.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005239]
Name: cytoplasm
Definition: All of the contents of a cell excluding the plasma membrane and nucleus, but including other subcellular structures.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005737]   QuickGO   AmiGO