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ookinesis

[oh-uh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-] /ˌoʊ ə kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-/
noun, Cell Biology
1.
the series of nuclear changes occurring in the ovum during maturation and fertilization.
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ookinetic
[oh-uh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] /ˌoʊ ə kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/ (Show IPA),
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ookinetic in Medicine

ookinesis o·o·ki·ne·sis (ō'ə-kə-nē'sĭs, -kī-)
n.
The chromosomal movements of the egg that take place during maturation and fertilization.

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