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"Oocytes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Female germ cells derived from OOGONIA and termed OOCYTES when they enter MEIOSIS. The primary oocytes begin meiosis but are arrested at the diplotene state until OVULATION at PUBERTY to give rise to haploid secondary oocytes or ova (OVUM).

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Oocytes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Oocytes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 769 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 39 publications in 2002
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