Sentence Examples


  • The seed is enclosed when ripe in the fruit, a development of the ovary as a result of fertilization of the egg-cell.
  • Ovary in dorsal valve.
  • There is usually no trace of ovary in the male flowers, though by exception one may occasionally be formed.
  • The ovary consists of numerous carpels united together and free, or more or less embedded in the top of the flower-stalk.
  • The closed ovary implies a mode of fertilization which is profoundly different, and which was probably correlated with a simultaneous development of insect life.