ovisac

[ oh-vuh-sak ]
/ ˈoʊ vəˌsæk /

noun Zoology.

a sac or capsule containing an ovum or ova.

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Origin of ovisac

First recorded in 1825–35; ovi- + sac

OTHER WORDS FROM ovisac

o·vi·sac·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ovisac

ovisac
/ (ˈəʊvɪˌsæk) /

noun

a capsule or sac, such as an ootheca, in which egg cells are produced
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Medical definitions for ovisac

ovisac
[ ōvĭ-săk′ ]

n.

An egg-containing capsule, such as a Graafian follicle.
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