Ovicell
Ovicell O"vi*cell`, n. [Ovum + cell.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the dilatations of the body wall of Bryozoa in which the ova sometimes undergo the first stages of their development. See Illust. of {Chilostoma}. [1913 Webster]

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  • ovicell — n. [L. ovum, egg; cella, cell] (BRYOZOA) 1. In Gymnolaemata, marine Cheilostomata with a modified zooecium serving as a brood pouch. 2. In Stenolaemata, a gonozooid; an ooecium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ovicell — ovi·cell …   English syllables

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Adeonidae — Taxobox name = Adeonidae fossil range = Eocene Recent regnum = Animalia phylum = Bryozoa classis = Gymnolaemata ordo = Cheilostomata subordo = Ascophora familia = Adeonidae familia authority = Busk, 1884 subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision =… …   Wikipedia

  • Adeonellidae — Taxobox name = Adeonellidae fossil range = Eocene Recent regnum = Animalia phylum = Bryozoa classis = Gymnolaemata ordo = Cheilostomata subordo = Ascophora familia = Adeonellidae familia authority = Gregory, 1893 subdivision ranks = Genera… …   Wikipedia

  • Smittinidae — Taxobox name = Smittinidae fossil range = Eocene Recent regnum = Animalia phylum = Bryozoa classis = Gymnolaemata ordo = Cheilostomata subordo = Ascophora familia = Smittinidae familia authority = Levinsen, 1909 subdivision ranks = Genera… …   Wikipedia

  • Stomachetosellidae — Taxobox name = Stomachetosellidae fossil range = Eocene Recent regnum = Animalia phylum = Bryozoa classis = Gymnolaemata ordo = Cheilostomata subordo = Ascophora familia = Stomachetosellidae familia authority = subdivision ranks = Genera… …   Wikipedia

  • Bitectiporidae — Taxobox name = Bitectiporidae fossil range = Eocene Recent regnum = Animalia phylum = Bryozoa classis = Gymnolaemata ordo = Cheilostomata subordo = Ascophora familia = Bitectiporidae familia authority = MacGillivray, 1895 subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

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