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ova (ˈəʊvə Pronunciation for ova

Definitions

noun

  1. the plural of ovum

ovum (ˈəʊvəm Pronunciation for ovum

Definitions

noun

Word forms:   plural ova  (ˈəʊvə Pronunciation for
  1. an unfertilized female gamete; egg cell

Word Origin

from Latin: egg

Example Sentences Including 'ova'

If they had been twins--but then one of a pair of twin-fertilized ova was never allowed to come to term.
Asimov, Isaac The Complete Stories Volume 2

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