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o·o·gen·e·sis

 (ō′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation, development, and maturation of an ovum.

o′o·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.

oogenesis

(ˌəʊəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
(Biology) the formation and maturation of ova from undifferentiated cells in the ovary. See also oocyte
oogenetic adj

o•o•gen•e•sis

(ˌoʊ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

n.
the formation and development of the ovum.
[1890–95]
o`o•ge•net′ic (-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk) adj.

oogenesis

the formative process of the ovum in preparation for fertilization and subsequent development. — oogenetic, adj.
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Noun1.oogenesis - development of ova
gametogenesis - the development and maturation of sex cells through meiosis
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o·o·gen·e·sis

n. oogénesis, formación y desarrollo del óvulo.
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The cortical alveolar stage is the earliest sign of oocyte maturation (Brown-Peterson et al.
Oocyte maturation, cleavage and blastocyst rates were evaluated on days 0, 2 and 7 to 9, respectively and results were statistically analyzed using Fischer's Exact Test (p<0.
During the monthly reproductive cycle, the hormones responsible for oocyte maturation and ovulation also synchronize events in the uterus (eg, the lining of the uterus thickens) so that the uterus is prepared to accept an embryo if fertilization occurs.
In vitro equine oocyte maturation in pure follicular fluid plus interleukin-1 and fertilization following ICSI.
The study rationale was that spontaneous ovulation in most mammalian species is preceded by a surge in FSH and luteinizing hormone, a combined gonadotropin surge believed necessary to final oocyte maturation and follicular rupture.
Oocyte maturation stage was determined from captured images following a modified form of the classification scheme of Heins and Rabito (1986).
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to develop an oocyte maturation scale and to retrace the development of the oocyte cohorts in razor clam populations of Solen marginatus (Bivalvia: Solenacea Mollusca) sampled in the tidal area of Maltine Wadi (El Mares, Gulf of Gabes, Southern Tunisia).
Ovaries from a female calf of a proven animal can even be collected to produce hundreds of superior animals utilizing the preantral follicles Buffalo preantral follicles, not much work has been done and there is still need to develop an appropriate culture system with necessary inputs and conditions for stimulating growth of preantral follicle, oocyte maturation and its gaining capacity to being fertilized in vitro.
Inhibition of oocyte maturation depends on a cell-to-cell communication facilitated by these gap junctions.
In this species, ingested DFB reduced fertility and, in addition, interfered with the ovarian synthesis of DNA during oocyte maturation, without significant effect on the fine structure of follicular-cells and basal oocytes (Soltani-Mazouni 1994).
Studies in mice suggest that clomiphene might affect oocyte maturation and rates of aneuploidy (London et al.