English Dictionary

Pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819

Definitions of ova

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

Comments

Log in to comment on this word.