oöcyte

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oöcyte (plural oöcytes)

  1. Alternative spelling of oocyte
    • 1913, Henry Gray, Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied[1], edition new American/18th English, 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.