ootid


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o·o·tid

 (ō′ə-tĭd′)
n.
A haploid cell that results from the meiotic division of an oocyte and becomes a female gamete or an ovum.

ootid

(ˈəʊətɪd)
n
(Biology) zoology an immature female gamete that develops into an ovum
[C20: from oo- + (sperma)tid]

o•o•tid

(ˈoʊ ə tɪd)

n.
an ovarian egg cell that results from oocyte division and matures into an ovum under certain conditions.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.ootid - mature ovum after penetration by sperm but before the formation of a zygote
egg cell, ovum - the female reproductive cell; the female gamete