Panoistic - definition of panoistic by The Free Dictionary
(Zoology) (of insects) producing ova without cells to nurse them
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Identifying genes related to choriogenesis in insect panoistic
ovaries by Suppression Subtractive Hybridization.
In the case of panoistic
ovaries, the oocytes do not have nurse cells, but are instead surrounded by maternal somatic (follicle) cells (Fig.