What does ovum mean?

Definitions for ovumˈoʊ vəm; ˈoʊ və

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ovum, egg cell(noun)

    the female reproductive cell; the female gamete


  1. ovum(Noun)

    The female gamete in animals; the egg cell.

  2. Origin: From ovum.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ovum

    ō′vum, n. an egg: (biol.) the egg-cell, in all organisms the starting-point of the embryo, development beginning as soon as it is supplemented by the male-cell or spermatozoon:—pl. O′va. [L.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ovum

    A mature haploid female germ cell extruded from the OVARY at OVULATION.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ovum in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ovum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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