animal pole definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun EmbryologyThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The portion of an egg that is opposite the vegetal pole and that contains the nucleus and most of the cytoplasm.
animal pole - Medical Definition
The nuclear site in an ovum and the point from which polar bodies are extruded during maturation. Also called germinal pole.