[ oh-vuh-sak ]
/ ˈoʊ vəˌsæk /
a sac or capsule containing an ovum or ova.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ovisaco·vi·sac·like, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for ovisac
In late summer the female often drops off to the ground, leaving only the ovisac observable on the leaf.
The eggs in this ovisac are numerous, perhaps some hundreds.
British Dictionary definitions for ovisac
/ (ˈəʊvɪˌsæk) /
a capsule or sac, such as an ootheca, in which egg cells are produced
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Medical definitions for ovisac
[ ō′vĭ-săk′ ]
An egg-containing capsule, such as a Graafian follicle.
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