Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) The outer layer of a Graafian follicle.
  • noun (Zoöl.) Same as Oötheca.

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  • noun anatomy The outer layer of a Graafian follicle.
  • noun zoology An ootheca.

Etymologies

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From ovum and capsule.

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