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pl. ova [L., egg]
1. The female reproductive or germ cell. 2. A cell that is capable of developing into a new organism of the same species. Usually fertilization by a spermatozoon is necessary, although in some lower animals ova develop without fertilization (parthenogenesis). SEE: conception; SEE: fertilization; SEE: menstrual cycle; SEE: menstruation
Venes, Donald, editor. "Ovum." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762779/all/human_ovum.
Ovum. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762779/all/human_ovum. Accessed September 23, 2019.
Ovum. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762779/all/human_ovum
Ovum [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762779/all/human_ovum.
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