ectolecithal embryo

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NAME:

  ectolecithal embryo


DEFINITON:

  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.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  planaref-0000002, PMID:27149082, PMID:22074376


TERM CITATIONS:


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000056


ABOUT THIS TERM:

ectolecithal embryo

  ↳is a embryo


  → blastomere part of ectolecithal embryo



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