primordial ovum

noun

Definition of primordial ovum

: one of the large cells in the germinal epithelium and in the sexual cords or egg tubes derived from it which occur in embryos of both sexes but more abundantly in the female and from which the true eggs are believed to be derived

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“Primordial ovum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/primordial%20ovum. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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