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oosphere

[oh-uh-sfeer] /ˈoʊ əˌsfɪər/
noun, Biology
1.
an unfertilized egg within an oogonium.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; oo- + -sphere
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British Dictionary definitions for oosphere

oosphere

/ˈəʊəˌsfɪə/
noun
1.
a large female gamete produced in the oogonia of algae and fungi
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oosphere in Medicine

oosphere o·o·sphere (ō'ə-sfēr')
n.
A large nonmotile female gamete or egg cell, formed in an oogonium and ready for fertilization.

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oosphere in Science
oosphere
  (ō'ə-sfîr')   
A large nonmotile female gamete formed in an oogonium, such as the eggs formed in the oogonium of an oomycete.
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