Dictionary.com

ovisac

[ oh-vuh-sak ]
/ ˈoʊ vəˌsæk /
Save This Word!

noun Zoology.
a sac or capsule containing an ovum or ova.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of ovisac

First recorded in 1825–35; ovi- + sac

OTHER WORDS FROM ovisac

o·vi·sac·like, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use ovisac in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for ovisac

ovisac
/ (ˈəʊvɪˌsæk) /

noun
a capsule or sac, such as an ootheca, in which egg cells are produced
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for ovisac

ovisac
[ ōvĭ-săk′ ]

n.
An egg-containing capsule, such as a Graafian follicle.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
FEEDBACK