from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The oöcyst of a polyzoan; a dilatation of the body-wall of the polypid, in which the germs may undergo early stages of their development.
- noun An early state of the ampullaceous sacs in sponges.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) One of the dilatations of the body wall of Bryozoa in which the ova sometimes undergo the first stages of their development. See
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- noun zoology One of the
dilatationsof the body wall of Bryozoain which the ovasometimes undergo the first stages of their development.
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From ovum and cell.
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