- a sac or capsule containing an ovum or ova.
Origin of ovisac
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The eggs in this ovisac are numerous, perhaps some hundreds.
In late summer the female often drops off to the ground, leaving only the ovisac observable on the leaf.
- a capsule or sac, such as an ootheca, in which egg cells are produced
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- An egg-containing capsule, such as a Graafian follicle.
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