ootheca(redirected from oothecal)
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n. pl. o·o·the·cae (-sē)
The usually hardened egg case of certain invertebrates, such as a cockroach.
n, pl -cae (-siː)
(Zoology) a capsule containing eggs that is produced by some insects and molluscs
[C19: New Latin, from oo- + thēkē case]
o•o•the•ca(ˌoʊ əˈθi kə)
n., pl. -cae (-sē).
a case or capsule containing eggs, as that of certain insects and mollusks.