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egg cluster

n.
  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.