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  Eggs



Eggs

   Animal reproductive bodies, or the contents thereof, used as food. The concept is differentiated from OVUM, the anatomic or physiologic entity.

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Food
Any substance eaten to provide nutritional support for the body.

Differentiated
Having developed into a specialized cell or tissue type .

OVUM
"Egg; the female reproductive element."



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Egg Allergies
Allergic reaction to eggs that is triggered by the immune system.

Egg Allergy
Allergic reaction to eggs that is triggered by the immune system.

EGFR Genes
The proto-oncogene c-erbB-1 codes for the epidermal growth factor receptor. Its name originates from the viral homolog v-erbB which was isolated from an avian erythroblastosis virus (AEV) where it was contained as a fragment of the chicken c-ErbB-1 gene lacking the amino-terminal ligand-binding domain. Overexpression of erbB-1 genes occurs in a wide range of tumors, commonly squamous carcinomas of various sites and less commonly adenocarcinomas. The human c-erbB-1 gene is located in the chromosomal region 7p14 and 7p12.

Eggs, Fertlized
The fertilized ovum.

Eggs, Fertilized
The fertilized ovum.

Eggs

Egg, Unfertilized
A female germ cell extruded from the OVARY at OVULATION.

Egg, Fertlized
The fertilized ovum.

Egg, Fertilized
The fertilized ovum.

Egg Yolks
Cytoplasm stored in an egg that contains nutritional reserves for the developing embryo. It is rich in polysaccharides, lipids, and proteins.

Egg Yolk Proteins, Dietary
Proteins found in eggs which are consumed as a food.

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