ovicell definition

  • noun:
    • among dilatations associated with the human body wall surface of Bryozoa when the ova sometimes go through the initial phases of these development.
    • one of several dilatations of the human anatomy wall of Bryozoa in which the ova often go through the very first stages of the development. See Illust. of chilostoma.
    • The o√∂cyst of a polyzoan; a dilatation of the body-wall of the polypid, where the germs may undergo early stages of these development.
    • an early on condition associated with ampullaceous sacs in sponges.

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