Recent Examples of oocyte from the Web
With just two living sources of oocytes and semen stored from five males, researchers would have to reboot an entire subspecies from a mere seven animals.
Some eggs don't survive the freezing process because intercellular ice crystals emerge, which can be damaging to the oocytes (a cell in the ovary).
But according to Cryotec's release, their technology cools faster, making it harder for those ice crystals to damage the oocytes.
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Origin and Etymology of oocyte
First Known Use: 1895See Words from the same year
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