Pseudovum

Pseudovum

Pseu*do"vum\, n.; pl. Pseudova. [NL. See Pseudo-, and Ovum.] (Zo["o]l.) An egglike germ produced by the agamic females of some insects and other animals, and by the larv[ae] of certain insects. It is capable of development without fertilization. See Illust. of P[ae]dogenesis.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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