egg cell

noun
egg ( def 5 ).

Origin:
1875–80

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Example sentences
The process, also called nuclear transfer, begins when a nucleus is removed from an egg cell.
The glowing dogs show it is possible to successfully insert fluorescent genes into an egg cell.
Moreover, they were able to perform the repair before an egg cell was even fertilized.
In ordinary cloning, the nucleus of an egg cell is replaced with the nucleus from a body cell of the animal to be cloned.
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