Definition of oocyte
: an egg before maturation : a female gametocyte
Recent Examples of oocyte from the Web
But according to Cryotec's release, their technology cools faster, making it harder for those ice crystals to damage the oocytes.
Some eggs don't survive the freezing process because intercellular ice crystals emerge, which can be damaging to the oocytes (a cell in the ovary).
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Origin and Etymology of oocyte
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1895See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of oocyte
: an egg before maturation : a female gametocyte—called also ovocyte
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