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Encyclopedia > Corona radiata

The corona radiata surround an ovum or unfertilized egg cell, and consist of two or three strata (layers) of follicular cells. They are attached to the outer protective layer of the ovum, the zona pellucida, and their main purpose in many animals is to supply vital proteins to the cell. They appear at ovulation, but may disappear eventually after fertilization. A human ovum An ovum (also oocyte, ovocyte, or loosely, egg or egg cell) is a female sex cell or gamete. ... A human ovum An ovum (also oocyte, ovocyte, or loosely, egg or egg cell) is a female sex cell or gamete. ... The zona pellucida is a glycoprotein matrix surrounding the plasma membrane of a mammalian oocyte. ... Ovulation is the process of discharging a mature ovum (egg) from an ovary after a Graafian follicle - representing the final stage of follicular development before ovulation - has been formed. ... Categories: Biology stubs ...

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Corona (Latin, crown, wreath) is the outer atmosphere of a star.
Corona, a whorl of tepals in plants of the genus Narcissus
The Corona, Canterbury Cathedral (usually capitalized), the east end of Canterbury cathedral, named after the severed crown of Thomas Becket, whose shrine it was built to contain.
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