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ova (ˈəʊvə Pronunciation for ova



  1. the plural of ovum

ovum (ˈəʊvəm Pronunciation for ovum



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

Word Origin

from Latin: egg

Example Sentences Including 'ova'

Don't dare get involved in the lives of people who spill their troubles all ova you.
Tada, Joni Eareckson Diamonds in the Dust
Gametes (i. e. sperm and ova ), as well as human embryos, are routinely frozen and kept in banks where they are able to survive for decades.
Independent (1998)
He eight a bole of muscles and through up awl ova the plaice wen he sore watt heed dun.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
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
In this case there seems to be every hope that the ova are still in good order.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
It plans to launch a product called TSO, short for Trichuris suis ova.
New Scientist (2004)
Just be prepared to replay some sections ova and ova and ova.
Edmonton Sun (2003)


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