corona radiata

[ kuh-roh-nuh-rey-dee-ey-tuh ]

noun,plural co·ro·nae ra·di·a·tae [kuh-roh-nee rey-dee-ey-tee]. /kəˈroʊ ni ˌreɪ diˈeɪ ti/. Anatomy.
  1. the layer of follicle cells surrounding an ovum and remaining attached to it following ovulation.

Origin of corona radiata

1
From New Latin, dating back to 1840–50; see origin at corona, radiate

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