/ (ʌnˈfɜːtɪˌlaɪzd) /
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(of an animal, plant, or egg cell) not fertilizedan unfertilized ovum
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How to use unfertilized in a sentence
The larger the amount of money at stake, the less likely it is that all those crops will be allowed to go unfertilized.How Markets Cope With Disappearing Bees|Megan McArdle|April 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The difference of appearance between fertilized and unfertilized ova treated by the method will demonstrate its utility.
Better opportunities were offered when a method was discovered which induced the development of the unfertilized eggs of the frog.
Conklin has established the existence of a definite structure in the unfertilized eggs of Ascidians, Amphioxus, and many molluscs.
In other words, the fertilized egg is retained within the body, while the unfertilized one is cast off.Treatise on the Diseases of Women|Lydia E. Pinkham
In two Lepidopterous genera (Psyche and Solenobia) the unfertilized ova give rise mainly, if not entirely, to females.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour