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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small or immature ovum; A small body that contains the female germ cell of a plant.

Usage examples (27)
  • The ovule is a part of every ovary just as the pollen is a part of every anther.
  • If the ovary is split open, within it will be found a little body called an ovule, which is to develop into a seed.
  • The two sperm cells enter the ovule - in the ovule are a diploid cell called the polar nucleus and a haploid female gamete
  • He can be told that "ovule" means little egg, and that the seed of the plant is the egg of the plant, which hatches -- sprouts -- into the plant we see. for more
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