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Oocyte

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Noun

1. oocyte

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

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Oocyte

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noun
an immature female germ cell that gives rise to an ovum after two meiotic divisions

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Oocyte

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noun
Embryology
an egg that has not yet undergone maturation

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Oocyte

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n.
A diploid cell from which an egg or ovum develops by meiosis. A primary oocyte divides to produce a polar body and a secondary oocyte, which divides again to produce the ovum and another polar body.

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