deutovum

noun
deut·​ovum | \ d(y)ütˈōvəm, -üˈtō- \

Definition of deutovum

: the inactive incompletely developed larva of a mite after the rupture of the outer eggshell

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History and Etymology for deutovum

New Latin, from deut- + ovum

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“Deutovum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deutovum. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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