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ookinesis

[oh-uh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-]
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noun Cell Biology.
  1. the series of nuclear changes occurring in the ovum during maturation and fertilization.
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Origin of ookinesis

Related formso·o·ki·net·ic [oh-uh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] /ˌoʊ ə kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/, adjective
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ookinesis

(ō′ə-kə-nēsĭs, -kī-)
n.
  1. The chromosomal movements of the egg that take place during maturation and fertilization.
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