egg noun (FOOD)
a hard-boiled/soft-boiled egg
egg noun (REPRODUCTION)
- Once an egg is fertilized by the sperm, it becomes an embryo.
- An attempt to implant an embryo using an egg from an anonymous woman donor was unsuccessful.
- Genes determine how we develop from the moment the sperm fuses with the egg.
- A blackbird's egg is blue with brown speckles on it.
- In human reproduction, one female egg is usually fertilized by one sperm.