ovariole

[ oh-vair-ee-ohl ]
/ oʊˈvɛər iˌoʊl /

noun Entomology.

any of several tubules that compose an insect ovary.

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Origin of ovariole

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