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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
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ovum

[ˈəʊvəm] nœuf m
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ovum

n pl <ova> → Eizelle f, → Ovum nt
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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.
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o·vum

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

ovum

n (pl ova)óvulo, huevo (fam)
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