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

Origin of ovi-

<Latin ōvi-, combining form of ōvumegg1
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British Dictionary definitions for ovi-

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combining form
egg or ovumoviform; ovotestis

Word Origin for ovi-

from Latin ōvum
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Medical definitions for ovi-

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Egg; ovum:oviferous.
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