Ooecium
Ooecium O*[oe]"ci*um, n.; pl. {O[oe]cia}. [NL., fr. Gr. w,'o`n an egg + ? a house.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the special zooids, or cells, of Bryozoa, destined to receive and develop ova; an ovicell. See {Bryozoa}. [1913 Webster]

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  • ooecium — n. [Gr. oion, egg; oikos, house] (BRYOZOA) An ovicell or brood pouch …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ooecium — noun an ovicell of a bryozoan …   Wiktionary

  • ooecium — ooe·ci·um …   English syllables

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  • endotoichal ooecium — (BRYOZOA) An ooecium which appears to be inside the distal zooid, but opens separately to the exterior …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endozooidal ooecium — (BRYOZOA) An ooecium opening below the operculum of the parent zooid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hyperstomial ooecium — (BRYOZOA) An ooecium that rests on or is partly embedded in the distal zooid with opening above the operculum of the mother zooid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Ooecia — Ooecium O*[oe] ci*um, n.; pl. {O[oe]cia}. [NL., fr. Gr. w, o n an egg + ? a house.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the special zooids, or cells, of Bryozoa, destined to receive and develop ova; an ovicell. See {Bryozoa}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • English words with uncommon properties — For the purposes of this article, any word which has appeared in a recognised general English dictionary published in the 20th century or later is considered a candidate. For interest, some archaic words, non standard words and proper names are… …   Wikipedia

  • oecium — См. ooecium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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