The mode of nutrition of the ovum may be very instructively studied in this type.
One is an ovum, and these are the principle the mother gives to the future child.
The question eagerly discussed was whether there might be origin of life, without development from germ, seed, or ovum.
They are best preserved in the ovum state at a temperature of about 55° F.
That ripeness of the ovum upon which Thurys theory insists, lies in the nature of the ovum apart from any anatomical signs.
It is impossible for the ovum to attain a higher degree of ripeness.
A sex-cell carrying normal X of the male may combine with an ovum containing normal X producing a normal female (row five).
Of what sort must the chosen diet be which can favor the ripening of the ovum?
It contains in fact a larger bulk of active protoplasm, as compared with yolk-granules, than does the remainder of the ovum.
What meaning has it in the development of the ovum or the embryo?
ovum o·vum (ō'vəm)
n. pl. o·va (ō'və)
The female reproductive cell or gamete; egg.
The mature reproductive cell of female animals, produced in the ovaries. See more at egg.