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oöcyte (plural oöcytes)
- Alternative spelling of oocyte
1913, Gray, Henry, Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied, new American/18th English edition, Philadelphia; New York: Lea & Febiger, page 38:
- Each primitive germ cell gives rise, by repeated divisions, to a number of smaller cells termed oögonia, from which the ova or primary oöcytes are developed.