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nascent nascent
/ˈneɪ sənt /

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  • ova ova  /ˈoʊ və/ ?  the female reproductive cell; the female gamete

    ova meaning(s) 

    • (n) the female reproductive cell; the female gamete

    ova usage(s)

    1. Two years ago Harvard's Physiologist Gregory Goodwin Pincus placed a rabbit's ova in a bottle with a rabbit's sperm, shook them together for 20 minutes.
    2. The doctors collected live ova from Petrucci's female patients during hysterectomy or after sudden death.
  • oval oval  /ˈoʊ vəl/ ?  a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a…
  • oval kumquat oval kumquat  shrub bearing oval-fruited kumquats
  • oval office oval office  the office of the President of the United States in the White House
  • oval window oval window  fenestra that has the base of the stapes attached to it
  • oval-bodied oval-bodied  having an oval body
  • oval-fruited oval-fruited  bearing oval fruit
  • oval-shaped oval-shaped  rounded like an egg
  • ovalbumin ovalbumin  the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance…
  • ovalipes ovalipes  a genus of Portunidae
  • ovalipes ocellatus ovalipes ocellatus  brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of…
  • ovarian ovarian  /oʊ ˈvɛ ri ən/ ?  of or involving the ovaries
  • ovarian artery ovarian artery  the artery that branches from the aorta and supplies blood to the ovaries
  • ovarian cyst ovarian cyst  a cystic tumor (usually benign) of the ovary
  • ovarian pregnancy ovarian pregnancy  ectopic pregnancy in the ovary
  • ovarian vein ovarian vein  one of the veins that drain the ovaries; the right opens into the inferior…
  • ovariectomy ovariectomy  surgical removal of one of both ovaries
  • ovaritis ovaritis  inflammation of the ovaries
  • ovary ovary  /ˈoʊ və ri/ ?  the organ that bears the ovules of a flower
  • ovate ovate  /ˈoʊ veɪt/ ?  of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the broader end at the base
  • ovate leaf ovate leaf  an egg-shaped leaf with the broader end at the base
  • ovation ovation  /oʊ ˈveɪ ʃən/ ?  enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)
  • oven oven  /ˈə vən/ ?  kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting
  • oven broil oven broil  cook under a broiler
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