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Zona pellucida
Zona o"na, n.; pl. Zon[ae]. [L., a girdle. See Zone.] A zone or band; a layer. Zona pellucida. [NL.] (Biol.) (a) The outer transparent layer, or envelope, of the ovum. It is a more or less elastic membrane with radiating stri[ae], and corresponds to the cell wall of an ordinary cell. See Ovum, and Illust. of Microscope. (b) The zona radiata. Zona radiata [NL.] (Biol.), a radiately striated membrane situated next the yolk of an ovum, or separated from it by a very delicate membrane only.

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- The zona pellucida (plural zonae pellucidae, also egg coat or pellucid zone) is a glycoprotein layer surrounding the plasma membrane of mammalian oocytes...
- Peperomia pellucida (also known by common names pepper elder, shining bush plant, and man to man) is an annual, shallow-rooted herb, usually growing to...
- Pellucida is a genus of fungi in the family Hyponectriaceae. This is a monotypic genus, containing the single species Pellucida pendulina. Index Fungorum...
- membrane, the zona pellucida, which surrounds the oocyte. After binding to the corona radiata the sperm reaches the zona pellucida, which is an extra-cellular...
- the cells of the ****ulus oophorus and is directly adjacent to the zona pellucida, the inner protective glycoprotein layer of the ovum. Its main purpose...
- the anterior half of the sperm's head. As the sperm approaches the zona pellucida of the egg, which is necessary for initiating the acrosome reaction, the...
- Geminaria pellucida is a species of bee flies in the family Bombyliidae. "Geminaria pellucida Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved...
- Chrostosoma pellucida is a moth of the subfamily Arctiinae. It was described by William Schaus in 1905. It is found in Peru. Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M...
- other mammals, are covered with a thick translucent layer called the zona pellucida, which the sperm must penetrate to fertilize the egg. Once viewed simply...
- Porcine zona pellucida is a form of zona pellucida extracted from the ovaries of pigs, often referred to by the initials PZP. It is a po****r source of...
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