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Anatomy Term: fertilization envelope
ECAO ID: 0104230
Synonyms: fertilization membrane
Definition: "A structure that lies outside the plasma membrane and surrounds the egg. The fertilization envelope forms from the vitelline membrane after fertilization as a result of cortical granule release"
Stage Range: undefined to late blastula stage
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Parent(s): embryonic structure (is_a)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service