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o·vum

 (ō′vəm)
n. pl. o·va (ō′və)
The mature female gamete of an animal; an egg.

[Latin ōvum, egg; see awi- in Indo-European roots.]
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ovum

(ˈəʊvəm)
n, pl ova (ˈəʊvə)
(Biology) an unfertilized female gamete; egg cell
[from Latin: egg]
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o•vum

(ˈoʊ vəm)

n., pl. o•va (ˈoʊ və)
the female reproductive cell, developed in the ovary; female gamete; egg cell.
[1700–10; < Latin ōvum]
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o·vum

(ō′vəm)
Plural ova
See egg.
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ovum

1. (pl. ova) A female gamete or egg.
2. (pl. ova) An egg; a female sex cell.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ovum - the female reproductive cellovum - the female reproductive cell; the female gamete
egg - animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
gamete - a mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
ootid - mature ovum after penetration by sperm but before the formation of a zygote
ovule - a small or immature ovum
female reproductive system - the reproductive system of females
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Translations
بَيضَه، بُيَيْضَه
vajíčko
æg
munasolu
eggfruma, egg
kiaušinėlis
ola

ovum

[ˈəʊvəm] N (ova (pl)) [ˈəʊvə]óvulo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

ovum

[ˈəʊvəm] nœuf m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ovum

n pl <ova> → Eizelle f, → Ovum nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ovum

[ˈəʊvəm] n (ova (pl)) [ˈəʊvə]ovocito
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ovum

(ˈəuvəm) plural ova (ˈouvə) noun
the egg from which the young of people and animals develop.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

o·vum

n. óvulo, gamete fecundado.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ovum

n (pl ova)óvulo, huevo (fam)
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(a) The union does not always start as a human life when the contents of the head of a sperm mixes with the elements of the ovum. (b) In the mixture of the sperm and ovum elements, if the sperm material dominates, no human being is formed and an abnormal pregnancy or hydatidiform mole occurs; except in 10 to 30,000 cases where a fetus forms together with the molar pregnancy.
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In a new report, Ovum explains that when it comes to providing value to a business and reaping the benefits of the mobile consumerisation and BYOX trends, mobile enterprise apps will make the difference.
The global telecoms industry's revenues will remain roughly flat over the next few years, with a decline in spending on voice services counterbalanced by growth in spending on mobile and fixed (broadband) data services, according to global analyst firm Ovum.