ovary

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NAME:

  ovary


DEFINITON:

  A gonad containing female germline stem cells which fuel oocyte production. Two ovaries are located ventally, underneath the body wall musculature, immediately posterior to the cephalic ganglia (brain) and adjacent to the ventral nerve cords. The neoblast compartment, including piwi-1+, nanos+ primordial germ cells, fuel formation of the ovaries during juvenile development.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  PMID:17376870


TERM CITATIONS:


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000204


ABOUT THIS TERM:

ovary

  ↳is a gonad and material entity

  ↳contained in ventral region of the whole animal, prepharyngeal region and anterior region of the whole animal


  → ovary primordium develops into ovary


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  → oocyte produced by ovary



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