Definitions for oogenesisˌoʊ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
o•o•gen•e•sisˌoʊ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs(n.)
the formation and development of the ovum.
Category: Developmental Biology
Origin of oogenesis:
development of ova
The formation and development of an ovum.
Oogenesis, ovogenesis or oögenesis is the creation of an ovum. It is the female form of gametogenesis; the male equivalent is spermatogenesis. It involves the development of the various stages of the immature ovum.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The process of germ cell development in the female from the primordial germ cells through OOGONIA to the mature haploid ova (OVUM).
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