female pronucleus

noun

Medical Definition of female pronucleus

: the nucleus that remains in a female gamete after the meiotic reduction division and extrusion of polar bodies and contains only one half the number of chromosomes characteristic of its species — compare male pronucleus

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“Female pronucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/female%20pronucleus. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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