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ov•ule



Pronunciation: (ov'yOOl, ō'vyOOl), [key]
n.
1. Bot.
a. a rudimentary seed.
b. the plant part that contains the embryo sac and hence the female germ cell, which after fertilization develops into a seed.
2. Biol.a small egg.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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