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ovoid

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adjective \ˈō-ˌvȯid\

Simple Definition of ovoid

  • : shaped like an egg

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ovoid

  1. :  resembling an egg in shape :  ovate <an ovoid fruit>

ovoid

noun

Examples of ovoid in a sentence

  1. <an ovoid toy that the baby couldn't tip over>



Variants of ovoid

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ovoidal

play \ō-ˈvȯi-dəl\

Origin and Etymology of ovoid

French ovoïde, from Latin ovum egg — more at egg


First Known Use: circa 1828

Rhymes with ovoid

android, avoid, chancroid, colloid, conoid, crinoid, cuboid, cycloid, deltoid, dendroid, devoid, discoid, factoid, fibroid, fungoid, ganoid, globoid, hydroid, hypnoid, keloid, mastoid, mucoid, prismoid, pygmoid, rhizoid, rhomboid, schizoid, scombroid, sigmoid, spheroid, steroid, styloid, tabloid, thalloid, thyroid, toroid, toxoid, trochoid, typhoid, Veddoid, viroid


Medical Dictionary

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ovoid

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adjective \ˈō-ˌvȯid\

Medical Definition of ovoid

  1. :  shaped like an egg <an ovoid tumor>




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ovoid

noun

Medical Definition of ovoid

  1. :  an ovoid radium applicator placed within the vagina for radiotherapy





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