egg cell

noun
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018

Definition of egg cell

: ovum

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First Known Use of egg cell

1880

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EGG CELL Defined for Kids

egg cell

noun

Definition of egg cell for Students

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

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egg cell

noun

medical Definition of egg cell

: ovum

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