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ootid

[ oh-uh-tid ]
/ ˈoʊ ə tɪd /
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noun Cell Biology.
the cell that results from the meiotic divisions of an oocyte and matures into an ovum.
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Origin of ootid

First recorded in 1905–10; oo- + (sperma)tid

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British Dictionary definitions for ootid

ootid
/ (ˈəʊətɪd) /

noun
zoology an immature female gamete that develops into an ovum

Word Origin for ootid

C20: from oo- + (sperma) tid
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