What does ZP mean in Physiology?

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Zona Pellucida

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zona pellucida(noun)
thick membrane around the mammalian ovum; can be penetrated by one sperm in the fertilization process; usually remains around the fertilized egg until it is implanted in the wall of the uterus

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