ootid

noun
oo·​tid | \ ˈō-ə-ˌtid How to pronounce ootid (audio) \

Definition of ootid

: an egg cell that results from the second meiotic division of an oocyte and that develops into a mature egg

First Known Use of ootid

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ootid

irregular from o- + -id

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“Ootid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ootid. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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ootid

noun
oo·​tid | \ ˈō-ə-ˌtid How to pronounce ootid (audio) \

Medical Definition of ootid

: an egg cell after meiosis — compare spermatid

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