ovi-

ovi-

a combining form meaning “egg,” used in the formation of compound words: oviferous.
Also, ovo-; especially before a vowel, ov-.


Origin:
< Latin ōvi-, combining form of ōvum egg1

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ovi- or ovo-
 
combining form
egg or ovum: oviform; ovotestis
 
[from Latin ōvum]
 
ovo- or ovo-
 
combining form
 
[from Latin ōvum]

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ovi- or ovo- or ov-
pref.
Egg; ovum: oviferous.

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