Definitions for oocyteˈoʊ əˌsaɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an immature egg cell of the animal ovary: in humans, one oocyte matures during the menstrual cycle while several others partially mature and disintegrate.
Category: Cell Biology
Origin of oocyte:
a female gametocyte that develops into an ovum after two meiotic divisions
A cell that develops into an egg or ovum; a female gametocyte.