Term Information

Accession
PO:0020094
Name
plant egg cell
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
female gamete (exact), megagamete (exact), oocélula (Spanish, exact), 植物卵細胞 (Japanese, exact), egg cell (broad), non-mobile gamete (broad)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A gamete (PO:0025006) produced by an archegonium (PO:0025126) or an embryo sac (PO:0025074). Source: POC:curators
Comment
The plant egg cell (megagamete) is usually larger than the plant sperm cell (PO:0000084; microgamete).
Subset
CL
reference
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Parents of plant egg cell (PO:0020094)
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plant egg cell [is_a relation] is_a  plant gamete (PO:0025006)
Children of plant egg cell (PO:0020094)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
embryo sac egg cell (PO:0025123) [is_a relation] is_a  plant egg cell
archegonium egg cell (PO:0025122) [is_a relation] is_a  plant egg cell
PO_GIT
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