transovarial

adjective

trans·​ovar·​i·​al -ō-ˈvar-ē-əl, -ˈver- How to pronounce transovarial (audio)
: relating to or being transmission of a pathogen from an organism (as a tick) to its offspring by infection of eggs in its ovary
transovarially adverb

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“Transovarial.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transovarial. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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