oogenesis


oo·gen·e·sis

noun \ˌō-ə-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of OOGENESIS

:  formation and maturation of the egg
oo·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈne-tik\ adjective

Origin of OOGENESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1879

oo·gen·e·sis

noun \ˌō-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural oo·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of OOGENESIS

: formation and maturation of the egg—called also ovogenesis
oo·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

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