oosorption

noun
oo·​sorp·​tion | \¦ōə¦sȯrpshən\
plural -s

Definition of oosorption 

: resorption of ripe or developing eggs that constitutes a physiological response of a parasitic hymenopteran to the absence of the appropriate host

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Other Words from oosorption

oosorptive \-​ptiv \ adjective

History and Etymology for oosorption

o- + resorption

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