meroistic definition

  • adjective:
    • Describing ovaries (especially of pests) that secrete nutritive (yolk) product plus ova
    • Applied to the ovaries of pests when they exude vitelligenous cells, including ova.
  • others:
    • Secreting not merely ova, but additionally vitelligenous cells: put on the ovaries of bugs. See panoistic.
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