meroistic

meroistic

(ˌmɛrəʊˈɪstɪk)
adj
(Zoology) (of an ovary) producing yolk and ova
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acupunctatus contained a bulky germarium and are probably of the meroistic, telotrophic type as reported in other weevils (Grodowitz et al.
Recent reports have suggested that PRIP-type AQPs are important for oocyte development irrespective of insect ovary structure (panoistic or meroistic) (Herraiz et al., 2011; Liu et al., 2011).
nigrispinus females was similar to that of other Heteroptera (ADAMS, 2000, 2001; KUGLER et al., 2006; LEMOS et al., 2005; WITTMEYER et al., 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., 2005), with nutritive cells known as nurse cells or trophocytes, which supply metabolites and organelles through cytoplasmic bridges to oocytes.
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.
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).