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ovariole

[oh-vair-ee-ohl] /oʊˈvɛər iˌoʊl/
noun, Entomology.
1.
any of several tubules that compose an insect ovary.
Origin of ovariole
1875-1880
1875-80; < New Latin ōvāri(um) ovary + Latin -ol- -ole1
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