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synonyms for ovum

  • egg
  • gamete
  • oosphere
  • seed
  • spore
  • egg cell
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The ovum of Amphioxus contains very little food material and its segmentation is quite uniform.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
A section of the embryo, as we may now call the ovum, is represented in Plate 5, fig.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The bulk of the ovum is composed of yolk spherules, imbedded in a protoplasmic matrix.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
It contains in fact a larger bulk of active protoplasm, as compared with yolk-granules, than does the remainder of the ovum.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The outer of the three is composed of the largest-sized yolk-spherules which constitute the greater part of the ovum.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
This difference no doubt depends upon the greater quantity of yolk particles present in the Elasmobranch ovum.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The structure of the Ovaries is very simple, and the manner in which they produce the ovum is not very well understood.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
The two membranes, the liquor amnii, and the inclosed ovum, are called the ovulum!
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
The present aspects of the question may perhaps be most conveniently displayed by following the history of a single ovum.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
As soon as the ovum reaches the sea water the germinal vesicle commences to undergo a peculiar metamorphosis.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
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WORDS RELATED TO OVUM

  • bud
  • cackle
  • cackleberry
  • germ
  • nucleus
  • oospore
  • ovum
  • roe
  • rudiment
  • spawn
  • yellow eye
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