How Cute!

a: Oocyte ~
b: a Sleeping Beauty

What: "Thus, the oocyte is like a Sleeping Beauty put to rest in dicty- ate during fetal life, only to be awakened at ovulation, in preparation for her Prince's embrace." p. 9 of

Writer: Alan O. Trounson
Date: May 12 2013 8:40 PM

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METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.