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ootid

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noun oo·tid \ˈō-ə-ˌtid\

Definition of ootid

  1. :  an egg cell that results from the second meiotic division of an oocyte and that develops into a mature egg



Origin of ootid

irregular from o- + -id


First Known Use: 1904


Medical Dictionary

ootid

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noun oo·tid \ˈō-ə-ˌtid\

Medical Definition of ootid

  1. :  an egg cell after meiosis—compare spermatid




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