Did you mayhaps mean oocyte?
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In some Trematoda, a dilated portion of the uterus into which the oviduct opens and in which the egg is fertilized, acquires its investment of yolk, and is provided with a shell.
- n. zoology The part of the oviduct of certain trematode worms in which the ova are completed and furnished with a shell.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The part of the oviduct of certain trematode worms in which the ova are completed and furnished with a shell.
- Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)
“The ootype leads into the uterus which runs into the genital atrium and gonopore.”
“The female organs consist of a single ovary and oviduct which leads into a small sac called the ootype.”
“Eggs are fertilized in the oviduct or ootype and the egg capsule that develops pass along the uterus where embryonic development begins and eventual release into the environment.”
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