Oosperm
Oosperm O"["o]*sperm ([=o]"[-o]*sp[~e]rm), n. [Gr. w,'o`n an egg + E. sperm.] (Biol.) The ovum, after fusion with the spermatozo["o]n in impregnation. --Balfour. [1913 Webster]

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  • oosperm — [ō′ō spʉrm΄, ō′əspʉrm΄] n. 〚 OO + SPERM〛 obs. var. of ZYGOTE * * * …   Universalium

  • oosperm — OOSPÉRM s. n. ou fecundat la începutul procesului de diferenţiere. (< lat. oospermium) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • oosperm — [ō′ō spʉrm΄, ō′əspʉrm΄] n. [ OO + SPERM] obs. var. of ZYGOTE …   English World dictionary

  • oosperm — n. [Gr. oion, egg; sperma, seed] A fertilized ovum; a zygote; an ooblastema …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • oosperm — o·o·sperm || əʊəspÉœrm / spɜːm n. fertilized egg, zygote (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oosperm — oo·sperm …   English syllables

  • oosperm — /ˈoʊəspɜm/ (say ohuhsperm) noun Biology a fertilised egg …   Australian English dictionary

  • oosperm —   n. fertilized egg.    ♦ oospore, n. spore arising from fertilized egg cell …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • oosperm — n. a fertilized ovum …   Useful english dictionary

  • ooblastema — n. [Gr. oion, egg; blastos, bud] A fertilized egg; an oosperm …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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