meroistic ovariole
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
An ovariole in which nurse cells, or trophocytes are present; telotrophic (acrotrophic) and polytrophic types; panoistic; meroistic egg tube.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • polytrophic ovariole — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) An ovariole in which trophocytes accompany each oocyte and are enclosed within the follicle; a polytrophic egg tube; see meroistic ovariole …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • panoistic ovariole — Ovarioles that have no specialized nurse cells and are of a primitive type; germ cells occurring without interruption from one end to the other; panoistic egg tube; see meroistic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Insect morphology — Legend of body parts Tagmata : A Head, B Thorax, C Abdomen. 1. antenna 2. ocelli (lower) 3. ocelli (upper) 4. compound eye 5. brain (cerebral ganglia) 6. prothorax …   Wikipedia

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