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.)

  1. the formation and development of the ovum.

    Category: Developmental Biology

Origin of oogenesis:


o`o•ge•net′ic-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oogenesis(noun)

    development of ova


  1. oogenesis(Noun)

    The formation and development of an ovum.


  1. Oogenesis

    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

  1. Oogenesis

    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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