from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The cytoplasm of an egg or ovum
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Instead of transplanting the pronuclei, these researchers injected another woman's ooplasm - the substance inside the cell that contains the mitochondrial DNA and bathes the nucleus - into the egg cell of the mother with faulty mitochondrial DNA.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.