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Anatomy Term: germinal vesicle
ECAO ID: 0104170
Definition: "The enlarged, fluid filled nucleus of a primary oocyte, the development of which is suspended in prophase I of the first meiotic division between embryohood and sexual maturity"
Stage Range: not fully grown oocyte stage to fully grown oocyte with off-centered germinal vesicle stage
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Parent(s): nucleus (is_a) oocyte (part_of)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service