Ootid meaning

ōə-tĭd
A haploid cell that results from the meiotic division of an oocyte and becomes a female gamete or an ovum.
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A large, haploid cell produced at the second meiotic division, that quickly becomes an egg cell.
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A haploid cell that results from the meiotic division of an oocyte and becomes a female gamete or an ovum.
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(biology) The haploid cell, produced by meiotic division of a secondary oocyte, that is a nearly mature ovum.
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Origin of ootid

  • oo– (sperma)tid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition