from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cell from which an egg or ovum develops by meiosis; a female gametocyte.
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- n. A cell that develops into an egg or ovum; a female gametocyte.
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- n. a female gametocyte that develops into an ovum after two meiotic divisions
From oo- + -cyte. (Wiktionary)