oogenesis

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o·o·gen·e·sis

 (ō′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation, development, and maturation of an ovum.

o′o·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.

oogenesis

(ˌəʊəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
(Biology) the formation and maturation of ova from undifferentiated cells in the ovary. See also oocyte
oogenetic adj

o•o•gen•e•sis

(ˌoʊ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

n.
the formation and development of the ovum.
[1890–95]
o`o•ge•net′ic (-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk) adj.

oogenesis

the formative process of the ovum in preparation for fertilization and subsequent development. — oogenetic, adj.
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Noun1.oogenesis - development of ova
gametogenesis - the development and maturation of sex cells through meiosis
Translations

o·o·gen·e·sis

n. oogénesis, formación y desarrollo del óvulo.
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Eggshell and egg yolk proteins in fish: hepatic proteins for the next generation: oogenetic, population, and evolutionary implications of endocrine disruption.
Goksoyr, "Eggshell and egg yolk proteins in fish: hepatic proteins for the next generation: oogenetic, population, and evolutionary implications of endocrine disruption," Comparative Hepatology, vol.