a female gametocyte that develops into an ovum after two meiotic divisions
A cell that develops into an egg or ovum; a female gametocyte.
An oocyte, oöcyte, ovocyte, or rarely ocyte, is a female gametocyte or germ cell involved in reproduction. In other words, it is an immature ovum, or egg cell. An oocyte is produced in the ovary during female gametogenesis. The female germ cells produce a primordial germ cell which undergoes mitosis to form an oogonium. During oogenesis the oogonium becomes a primary oocyte.
The numerical value of oocyte in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of oocyte in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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I went through two cycles of egg freezing – oocyte cryopreservation— and my insurance only covered $5,000 of it, i also had to get over the fear of giving myself shots for it.
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