Medical Dictionary


noun \ˈeg, ˈāg\

Medical Definition of EGG

:  the hard-shelled reproductive body produced by a bird and especially by the common domestic chicken (Gallus gallus)
:  an animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum together with its nutritive and protective envelopes and having the capacity to develop into a new individual capable of independent existence
:  ovum

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