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  • n. The outer layer of a Graafian follicle.
  • n. An ootheca.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The outer layer of a Graafian follicle.
  • n. Same as O├Âtheca.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An egg-case; an ovisac; a capsule of an individual ovum, answering to what is called a Graafian follicle in the human species, or a case of several ova. See cut under mermaid's-purse.

Etymologies

From ovum and capsule. (Wiktionary)

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