What does oocyte mean?

Definitions for oocyteˈoʊ əˌsaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oocyte(noun)

    a female gametocyte that develops into an ovum after two meiotic divisions


  1. oocyte(Noun)

    A cell that develops into an egg or ovum; a female gametocyte.


  1. Oocyte

    An oocyte, oöcyte, ovocyte, or rarely ocyte, is a female gametocyte or germ cell involved in reproduction. In other words, it is an immature ovum, or egg cell. An oocyte is produced in the ovary during female gametogenesis. The female germ cells produce a primordial germ cell which undergoes mitosis to form an oogonium. During oogenesis the oogonium becomes a primary oocyte.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oocyte in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oocyte in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Liz Cooper:

    I went through two cycles of egg freezing – oocyte cryopreservation— and my insurance only covered $5,000 of it, i also had to get over the fear of giving myself shots for it.

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