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Fig. 5. A section of ovum no. 1

A section of ovum no. 1 showing the metaphase of the second maturation division. The flrst polar body (out of focus in the lower left hand comer) is seen. The vitellus has shrunk ffom the zona pellucida and most of the cumulus cells have been cast off (of. P1. 1, fig. 1). x 840.

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Hamilton WJ. Phases of maturation and fertilization in human ova. (1944) J Anat. 78: 1-4.

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