ovariole

[ oh-vair-ee-ohl ]
/ oʊˈvɛər iˌoʊl /

noun Entomology.

any of several tubules that compose an insect ovary.

Nearby words

  1. ovario-,
  2. ovariocele,
  3. ovariocentesis,
  4. ovariocyesis,
  5. ovariohysterectomy,
  6. ovariorrhexis,
  7. ovariosalpingectomy,
  8. ovariosalpingitis,
  9. ovariostomy,
  10. ovariotomy

Origin of ovariole

1875–80; < New Latin ōvāri(um) ovary + Latin -ol- -ole1

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