polar body noun
: a cell that separates from an oocyte during meiosis and that contains a nucleus produced in the first or second meiotic division and very little cytoplasm
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polar body noun (Medical Dictionary)
: a cell that separates from an oocyte during meiosis: a : one containing a nucleus produced in the first meiotic division—called also first polar body b : one containing a nucleus produced in the second meiotic division—called also second polar body
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