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The portion of an ovum opposite the animal pole, containing most of the yolk and little cytoplasm.
- ‘One end of the egg, the animal pole, which sits uppermost, has a heavily pigmented surface, whereas most of the yolk is located toward the opposite end, the vegetal pole, which is unpigmented.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.