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English definition of “ovum”


noun [C]     /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 .Animal reproductionProcesses and stages connected with sexual reproduction
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