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vyə-ləm, ŏvyə-)
  1. ovule
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Examples from the Web for ovulum

Historical Examples of ovulum

  • The first family is the Cypræidæ, containing the well-known Cypræa and Ovulum.

    The Ocean World:

    Louis Figuier

  • A genus formed for the reception of Ovulum verrucosum, Auct.

    A Conchological Manual

    George Brettingham Sowerby

  • The two membranes, the liquor amnii, and the inclosed ovum, are called the ovulum!