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egg cluster in Medicine

egg cluster

  1. One of the clumps of cells that results from the breaking up of the gonadal cords in the ovarian cortex and later develops into a primary ovarian follicle.
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  • We know the egg-cluster of the Hemerobius, the object of so many mistakes to the untrained observer.

    The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles

    Jean Henri Fabre

  • Now and then he picked up an isolated insect from a limb or took an egg-cluster from a break in the bark on a trunk.