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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cystoblast division +  
embryo sac egg cell differentiation +  
female germ-line cyst encapsulation +  
female meiotic nuclear division +   
germ-line cyst formation +  
germ-line stem cell division +   
oocyte development +   
oogenesis +   
The complete process of formation and maturation of an ovum or female gamete from a primordial female germ cell. Examples of this process are found in Mus musculus and Drosophila melanogaster.
ovulation +   
spermatid development +   
vitellogenesis +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: ovum development
Alternate IDs: GO:0009993 ;   GO:0048157
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Oogenesis
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:33208 ! Metazoa
Definition Sources: GOC:kmv, GOC:mtg_sensu, GOC:pr

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