ooplasm


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ooplasm

 [o´o-plazm]
cytoplasm of an oocyte.

o·o·plasm

(ō'ō-plazm),
Protoplasmic portion of the oocyte.
[G. ōon, egg, + plasma, a thing formed]

ooplasm

/oo·plasm/ (o´o-plazm) the cytoplasm of an oocyte.

ooplasm

[ō′əplaz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, oon + plasma, something formed
the cytoplasm of the egg, or ovum, including the yolk in lower animals. Also called ovoplasm.

o·o·plasm

(ō'ŏ-plazm)
Protoplasmic portion of the oocyte.
[G. ōon, egg, + plasma, a thing formed]

ooplasm

cytoplasm of an ovum.
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In mature oocytes, the nucleus was dissolved and the ooplasm which consists of yolk bodies were also monitored (Fig.
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Thereafter, calcium transients spread across the entire ooplasm as point-source waves and usually attain lower amplitudes than are exhibited by the calcium waves of mammalian fertilizations (Stricker, 1999).
Observation revealed that monocrotophos mainly affected earlier stages of development in testes and ovaries of Chrotogonus trachypterus, which were severely damaged after a prolonged time, exhibiting contraction of ooplasm and nuclear membrane (Shakeet & Bakshi 2009).
Oocytes were graded by the morphological appearance of the cumulus cells and ooplasm under zoom stereomicroscope (Chauhan et al.
The zygote centrosome has duplicated centrioles and maternal gamma tubulin is further added to the PCM in the ooplasm to make it a functional centrosome, when the centrosome forms the sperm monoaster.
Oocytes of primordial follicles were enclosed by simple cubic epithelium (pregranulosa cells), showing eccentric nuclei and acidophilic cytoplasm containing small vacuoles in the peripheral region of the ooplasm.