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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The female reproductive cell.

Usage examples (31)
  • For Harvey, as every student of his works knows, believed in equivocal generation; and, in the sense in which he uses the word ovum,
  • You and Marshall have a legitimate dispute as to whether an unimplanted but fertilized ovum is a human being deserving equal protection of law.
  • (In animals the female reproductive cell is called ovum, plural ova.)
  • • The ovum is a very large cell and measures 100µm. (most other cell body measure less than 10µm). for more
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