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Striated membrane

striated membrane --> zona striata

The thickened cell membrane of the ovum in forms, such as certain amphibia, in which it appears radially striated under the light microscope; with the electron microscope the striations can be seen to be microvilli.

Synonym: membrana striata, striated membrane, zona radiata.


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