pseudovum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ ovum

Noun[edit]

pseudovum (plural pseudova)

  1. (zoology) An egg-like germ produced by the agamic females of some insects and other animals, and by the larvae of certain insects. It is capable of development without fertilization.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.