the large, vesicular nucleus of an ovum before the polar bodies are formed.
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Origin of germinal vesicle
First recorded in 1850–55
Words nearby germinal vesicle
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British Dictionary definitions for germinal vesicle
biology the large nucleus of an oocyte before it develops into an ovum
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