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11.70: Human Egg Cells

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cytoplasm

cytoplasm

Entire contents of the cell inside the plasma membrane, excluding the nucleus.
fallopian tube

fallopian tube

Female reproductive organ that carries eggs from the ovary to the uterus.
follicle

follicle

Structure in the ovary where eggs mature.
meiosis

meiosis

Process in cell division during which chromosome number is halved in order to produce gametes.
mitosis

mitosis

Division of the nucleus.
ovulation

ovulation

Release of the egg out of the follicle and through the wall of the ovary.
polar body

polar body

Small cells formed by the unequal meiotic divisions of cytoplasm as an egg develops.

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Nov 29, 2012

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