oogenesis

noun oo·gen·e·sis \ ˌō-ə-ˈje-nə-səs \

Definition of oogenesis

: the process of female gamete formation including formation of an oocyte from an oogonium (see oogonium 2) followed by meiotic division

oogenetic

play \ˌō-ə-jə-ˈne-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of oogenesis

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oogenesis

noun oo·gen·e·sis \ ˌō-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs \

medical Definition of oogenesis

plural oogeneses play \-ˌsēz\
: formation and maturation of the egg called also ovogenesis

oogenetic

play \-jə-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

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