unfertilized


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unfertilized

(ʌnˈfɜːtɪˌlaɪzd) or

unfertilised

adj
(Biology) (of an animal, plant, or egg cell) not fertilized: an unfertilized ovum.
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Adj.1.unfertilized - not having been fertilized; "an unfertilized egg"
infertile, sterile, unfertile - incapable of reproducing; "an infertile couple"
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