Science / Biology / Oocyte: A cell that will/is undergo/ing development into a female gamete.

Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART)

Life Style / Adoption / Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART): Medical technologies that assist in the impregnation of a female. Technologies include oocyte (or egg) donation, embryo donation, in vitro fertilization, artificial insemination and sperm donation. Di MORE

Nuclear Transfer

Science / Genetics / Nuclear Transfer: A laboratory procedure in which a cell's nucleus is removed and placed into an oocyte with its own nucleus removed so the genetic information from the donor nucleus controls the resulting cell. Such c MORE


Science / Biology / Ovulation: The release of the oocyte onto the surface of the ovary; occurs at the midpoint of the ovarian cycle. The release of the ovum (egg) from the ovary after the peaking of luteinizing hormone concentratio MORE