Term Information

Accession
PO:0025227
Name
tetrad of megaspores
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
tétrada de megasporas (Spanish, exact), 大胞子の四分子 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of plant tissue consisting of four megaspores that remained joined together shortly after meiosis. One cell will give rise to a female gametophyte. Source: POC:Ramona_Walls
Comment
Usually only one of the four megaspores develops and the other three die.
Subset
None
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Parents of tetrad of megaspores (PO:0025227)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
tetrad of megaspores [is_a relation] is_a  portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007)
tetrad of megaspores [BFO:0000051 relation] BFO:0000051  megaspore (PO:0020019)
tetrad of megaspores [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  megasporocyte (PO:0000431)

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