ovisac

[oh-vuh-sak]

Origin of ovisac

First recorded in 1825–35; ovi- + sac
Related formso·vi·sac·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ovisac

ovisac

noun
  1. a capsule or sac, such as an ootheca, in which egg cells are produced
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ovisac in Medicine

ovisac

vĭ-săk′]
n.
  1. An egg-containing capsule, such as a Graafian follicle.
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