ectolecithal embryo



Overview

Turbellarian (freshwater flatworm) embryos that undergo a modified form of cleavage due to separation of oocyte and yolk. Yolk is not contained within oocytes, and is produced by somatic vitellogenic gland cells.

 

ectolecithal embryo

 

"ECTOLECITHAL EMBRYO" TERM REFERENCES

PLANA_REF:0000002 , PMID:22074376 , PMID:27149082

 

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