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Anatomy Term: equatorial pigment band
ECAO ID: 0104180
Synonyms: pigmented band, pigment band
Definition: "The subequatorial accumulation of pigment granules (the so-called ‘pigment band’) in eggs or early stage embryos, which constitutes an unambiguous marker of animal-vegetal polarity"
Stage Range: fully grown oocyte with centered germinal vesicle stage to prism stage
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Parent(s): intracellular part (is_a)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service