TITLE

ookinesis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1521
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "ookinesis" is presented. Ookinesis refers to the mitosis of oogonia in the embryonic ovary to form primary oocytes. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21238409

 

Related Articles

  • metaphase.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1350 

    A definition of the term "metaphase" is presented. It refers to the second stage of mitosis in which the pairs of chromatids line up on the equator of the cell. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • centrodesmus.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p377 

    A definition of the medical term "centrodesmus" is presented. Centrodesmus refers to the matter connecting the two centrosomes in a nucleus during mitosis. The term originated from the words "kentron" which means center and "desmos" which refers to a band. The definition is from the "Taber's...

  • metakinesis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1349 

    A definition of the term "metakinesis" is presented. It refers to the moving of the two chromatids of each chromosome away from each other as they move to opposite poles in the anaphase of mitosis. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • mitosome.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1372 

    A definition of the medical term "mitosome" is presented. The term refers to a stainable portion of the spindle fibers following mitosis. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided in the...

  • aster.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p187 

    A definition of the medical term "aster" is presented. Aster refers to the stellate rays forming around the dividing centrosome during mitosis. The term derived from the Greek word "star." The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The...

  • chalone.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p385 

    A definition of the medical term "chalone" is presented. Chalone refers to a protein that inhibits mitosis in the tissue in which it is produced. The term originated from the Greek word "chalan" which means to relax. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published...

  • intraovarian.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1133 

    A definition of the term "intraovarian" is presented, which means within the ovary.

  • meroblastic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1344 

    A definition of the medical term "meroblastic" is presented. The term pertains to a type of ovum containing considerable yolk or a type of cleavage in which cleavage divisions are restricted to the protoplasmic region of the animal pole. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • micropyle.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1360 

    A definition of the medical term "micropyle" is presented. Micropyle refers to the opening in the ovum for entrance of the spermatozoon seen in the ova of some animals. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics