Meroistic - definition of meroistic by The Free Dictionary
(Zoology) (of an ovary) producing yolk and ova
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The ovarioles were of the telotrophic meroistic
type, wherein nurse cells in the distal germarium provide nutrients to developing follicles contained in the vitellarium (Chapman 1998).
2001), with meroistic telotrophic ovaries ventrally located in the gut and involved by a tracheal net and fat body.
nigrispinus has ovary of meroistic type (LEMOS et al.
The larval development of the telotrophic meroistic ovary in the bug Dysdercus intermedius (Heteroptera, Pyrrhocoridae).
In polytrophic meroistic ovaries, such as the ovary of bees, each ovarian follicle is constituted by one or several nurse cells that accompany the oocytes in the vitellarium.
mellifera, the ovaries are of meroistic polytrophic type.