parapolar cell

parapolar cell

[¦par·ə¦pō·lər ′sel]
(invertebrate zoology)
Either of the first two trunk cells in the development of certain Mesozoa.
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The two parapolar cells cover more than half of the syncytium (Fig.
The peripheral cells are composed of two parapolar cells and two uropolar cells.
22] pair undergo no further divisions and become the propolar cells and parapolar cells, respectively (Fig.
The head peripheral cells are composed of four propolar cells and parapolar cells.