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germinal vesicle

noun, Embryology
1.
the large, vesicular nucleus of an ovum before the polar bodies are formed.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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germinal vesicle

noun
1.
(biology) the large nucleus of an oocyte before it develops into an ovum
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