[ zoh-nuh puh-loo-si-duh, pel-yoo- ]
/ ˈzoʊ nə pəˈlu sɪ də, pɛlˈyu- /
noun, plural zo·nae pel·lu·ci·dae [zoh-nee puh-loo-si-dee, pel-yoo-]. /ˈzoʊ ni pəˈlu sɪˌdi, pɛlˈyu-/. Anatomy.
the transparent, noncellular layer surrounding the ovum of mammals, often having radial striations.
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Medical definitions for zona pellucida
[ pə-lōō′sĭ-də ]
The thick solid transparent outer membrane of a developed mammalian ovum.oolemma
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