a combining form meaning “egg,” used in the formation of compound words: oviferous.
Also ovo-; especially before a vowel, ov-.

Origin of ovi-

< Latin ōvi-, combining form of ōvum egg1
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British Dictionary definitions for ovi-



combining form

egg or ovumoviform; ovotestis

Word Origin for ovi-

from Latin ōvum
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Medicine definitions for ovi-



Egg; ovum:oviferous.
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