oosphere

noun
oo·​sphere | \ -ˌsfi(ə)r \

Definition of oosphere

: an unfertilized egg : a female gamete that is fully mature and ready for fertilization : ovum sense 1 a used especially of lower plants

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International Scientific Vocabulary o- + sphere

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“Oosphere.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oosphere. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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