Ovum

Definition of Ovum

O´vum   Pronunciation: ō´vŭm
n.1.(Biol.) A more or less spherical and transparent cell, which by a process of multiplication and growth develops into a mass of cells, constituting a new individual like the parent; an egg, spore, germ, or germ cell. See Illust. of Mycropyle.
2.(Arch.) One of the series of egg-shaped ornaments into which the ovolo is often carved.

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egg, egg cell, female reproductive system, gamete, ootid, ovulate, ovule
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