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ovum

noun [C] uk   /ˈəʊ.vəm/  us   /ˈoʊ-/ (plural ova ) specialized
an egg cell produced by a woman or female animal: If two ova are fertilized at the same time, the mother will have twins.
Translations of “ovum”
in Vietnamese trứng…
in Spanish óvulo…
in Thai เซลล์ไข่…
in Malaysian ovum…
in French ovule…
in German das Ovum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 卵,卵子, 卵細胞…
in Indonesian ovum, telur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 卵,卵子, 卵细胞…
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