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See definition of ovule on Dictionary.com
  • as ingerm
  • as inseed

synonyms for ovule

  • spore
  • bud
  • cause
  • egg
  • embryo
  • inception
  • nucleus
  • origin
  • ovum
  • root
  • rudiment
  • seed
  • source
  • spark
  • sprig
  • sprout

antonyms for ovule

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  • conclusion
  • consequence
  • effect
  • end
  • ending
  • outcome
  • outgrowth
  • result
  • being
  • concrete
  • death
  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • outside
  • ancestor
  • effect
  • end
  • ending
  • parent
  • result
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How to use ovule in a sentence

It also explains why sometimes you get cobs with bare patches—sometimes not every ovule gets fertilized.
THE BIZARRE BOTANY THAT MAKES CORN A FRUIT, A GRAIN, AND ALSO (KIND OF) A VEGETABLEEMPIREJULY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Before those ears look anything like the juicy kernel-covered cob you eat, they’re essentially a hard cylinder covered in hundreds of unfertilized ovules.
THE BIZARRE BOTANY THAT MAKES CORN A FRUIT, A GRAIN, AND ALSO (KIND OF) A VEGETABLEEMPIREJULY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Each of these ovules grows a single silk, which reaches up and out of the top of the husk, where it dangles in the hopes of catching a bit of pollen on its little sticky hairs.
THE BIZARRE BOTANY THAT MAKES CORN A FRUIT, A GRAIN, AND ALSO (KIND OF) A VEGETABLEEMPIREJULY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
We know he had been for many years interested in the ovule, and he made a number of important discoveries respecting it.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
We must recollect that the comparative morphology of the ovule (in the wide sense) was not attempted.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
When at Malacca Griffith interested himself among many other problems in the ovule and the development of the seed of Avicennia.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
Interest in the structure of the ovule and the nature of fertilisation was widespread at the time Griffith worked.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
The ovary is free, and the carpels, one or more in number, contain each a single ovule.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Nicholaus Venette ascribes the difference of sex to the earliest phases of the life of the ovule.
SCHENK'S THEORY: THE DETERMINATION OF SEXSAMUEL LEOPOLD SCHENK
But, on the other hand, our influence has the effect of producing a male ovum out of the ovule ready to be fructified.
SCHENK'S THEORY: THE DETERMINATION OF SEXSAMUEL LEOPOLD SCHENK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO OVULE

  • bud
  • cause
  • egg
  • embryo
  • inception
  • nucleus
  • origin
  • ovule
  • ovum
  • root
  • rudiment
  • seed
  • source
  • spark
  • spore
  • sprig
  • sprout
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.