Origin of egg cell
First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for egg cell
And it remains central in the adult human body as it was in the egg-cell.
It is the great vertical division of the egg-cell, and of the nature of man.
It contains the nucleus of the egg-cell (see fig. 23) and is called the cicatricula.The British Woodlice
Wilfred Mark Webb
The nucleus of the egg-cell is distinguished as the germinal vesicle, and its nucleolus as the germinal spot.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity
George. S. Huntington
Each single one of these (in healthy men) is capable of fertilising a woman's egg-cell and giving rise to a new human being.Married Love
Marie Carmichael Stopes