[ oh-uh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy- ]
/ ˌoʊ ə kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ- /
noun Cell Biology.
the series of nuclear changes occurring in the ovum during maturation and fertilization.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ookinesiso·o·ki·net·ic [oh-uh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] /ˌoʊ ə kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/, adjective
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Medical definitions for ookinesis
[ ō′ə-kə-nē′sĭs, -kī- ]
The chromosomal movements of the egg that take place during maturation and fertilization.
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