Definitions for oogoniumˌoʊ əˈgoʊ ni əm; -ni ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•o•go•ni•umˌoʊ əˈgoʊ ni əm; -ni ə(n.)(pl.)-ni•a; -ni•ums.

  1. one of the undifferentiated germ cells giving rise to oocytes.

    Category: Developmental Biology

  2. the one-celled female reproductive organ in certain fungi, usu. a spherical sac containing one or more eggs.

    Category: Developmental Biology, Fungi

Origin of oogonium:

1865–70

o`o•go′ni•al(adj.)

Wiktionary

  1. oogonium(Noun)

    An immature ovarian egg within a developing fetus

Freebase

  1. Oogonium

    "Oogonium" may refer to either a primordial oocyte in a female fetus or the female gametangium of certain thallophytes.

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