egg cell

noun

Definition of egg cell

  1. :  ovum

First Known Use of egg cell

1880


EGG CELL Defined for Kids

egg cell

noun

Definition of egg cell for Students

  1. :  a female reproductive cell of animals and plants that can unite with a sperm cell to form a new individual


Medical Dictionary

egg cell

noun

Medical Definition of egg cell

  1. :  ovum


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