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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of the dilatations of the body wall of Bryozoa in which the ova sometimes undergo the first stages of their development.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the dilatations of the body wall of Bryozoa in which the ova sometimes undergo the first stages of their development. See Illust. of chilostoma.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The o√∂cyst of a polyzoan; a dilatation of the body-wall of the polypid, in which the germs may undergo early stages of their development.
  • n. An early state of the ampullaceous sacs in sponges.

Etymologies

From ovum and cell. (Wiktionary)

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