chalaza

[n] - basal part of a plant ovule opposite the micropyle 2. [n] - one of two spiral bands of tissue connecting the egg yolk to the enclosing membrane at either end of the shell
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Chalaza

Cha·la'za noun ; plural English Chalazas , Latin Chalazæ . [ New Latin , from Greek ... hail, pimple.] 1. (Botany) The place on an ovule, or seed, where its outer coats cohere with each other and the nucleus. 2. (Biol.) A spiral band of thick...
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chalaza

In botany terminology, the part of an ovule to which the end of the stalk (funicle) is attached. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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chalaza

noun one of two spiral bands of tissue connecting the egg yolk to the enclosing membrane at either end of the shell
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chalaza

noun basal part of a plant ovule opposite the micropyle; where integument and nucellus are joined
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Chalaza

• (n.) The place on an ovule, or seed, where its outer coats cohere with each other and the nucleus. • (n.) A spiral band of thickened albuminous substance which exists in the white of the bird`s egg, and serves to maintain the yolk in its position; the treadle.
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Chalaza

[mite] Chalaza is a genus of mites in the family Laelapidae. ...
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chalaza

Type: Term Pronunciation: kă-lā′ză Definitions: 1. Suspensory ligament of the yolk in a bird's egg. Synonyms: chalazion
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Chalaza

The chalaza (ə; from Greek χάλαζα `hailstone`; plural chalazas or chalazae) is a structure inside bird and reptile eggs and plant ovules. It attaches or suspends the yolk or nucellus within the larger structure. ==In animals== In the eggs of most birds and reptiles, the chalazae are two spiral bands of tissue that suspend the yolk in the .....
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