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Descriptor English: Oocytes
Descriptor Spanish: Oocitos
Descriptor oocitos
Entry term(s) ovocitos
Scope note: Células germinales femeninas derivadas de OVOGONIAS cuando entran en MEIOSIS. Los ovocitos primarios comienzan la meiosis pero permanecen en fase de diplotene hasta que llega la PUBERTAD y se produce la OVULACIÓN, momento en el que se da lugar a los ovocitos secundarios haploides u ÓVULO.
Descriptor Portuguese: Oócitos
Descriptor French: Ovocytes
Entry term(s): Oocyte
Ovocyte
Ovocytes
Tree number(s): A05.360.490.690.680
A11.497.497.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009865
Scope note: Female germ cells derived from OOGONIA and termed OOCYTES when they enter MEIOSIS. The primary oocytes begin meiosis but are arrested at the diplotene state until OVULATION at PUBERTY to give rise to haploid secondary oocytes or ova (OVUM).
Annotation: do not confuse with OOCYSTS life cycle stage in protozoa
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Ovum (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 84; was see under OVUM 1975-83
History Note: 84(75); was see under OVUM 1975-83
Related: In Vitro Oocyte Maturation Techniques MeSH
DeCS ID: 10048
Unique ID: D009865
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Oocytes - Preferred
Concept UI M0015307
Scope note Female germ cells derived from OOGONIA and termed OOCYTES when they enter MEIOSIS. The primary oocytes begin meiosis but are arrested at the diplotene state until OVULATION at PUBERTY to give rise to haploid secondary oocytes or ova (OVUM).
Preferred term Oocytes
Entry term(s) Oocyte
Ovocyte
Ovocytes



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