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synonyms for ova

  • egg
  • gamete
  • oosphere
  • seed
  • spore
  • egg cell
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In Africa the ova, and even adults, of Distoma hmatobium are common, accompanying "Egyptian hematuria."
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The ova closely resemble those of Tnia saginata, but are a little smaller (Fig. 101).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Tempore mensium praesertim ova egrediuntur ex ovariis in tubos Fallopianos et inde in uterum.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
The divisions to form ova present certain complications which need not be taken up in detail here.
TABOO AND GENETICSMELVIN MOSES KNIGHT, IVA LOWTHER PETERS, AND PHYLLIS MARY BLANCHARD
She decorates the egg, as it were, with a fluid which later turns black and appears as a streak across the ova.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY, MARCH 1917VARIOUS
How are the ova or their shells to be removed from the hair?
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
Liégeois,55 in post-mortem examinations, twice found mature ova in girls two years of age.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
Some of the flies themselves were then caught, and their intestines presented large numbers of the ova.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 415, DECEMBER 15, 1883VARIOUS
Similar experiments with the ova of the Oxyuris vermicularis and of the Toenia solium afforded corresponding results.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 415, DECEMBER 15, 1883VARIOUS
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