oogenesis

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See also: oögenesis

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From oo- +‎ -genesis.

Noun[edit]

oogenesis (countable and uncountable, plural oogeneses)

  1. (biology) The formation and development of an oocyte or ovum
    Antonym: spermatogenesis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from ᾠόν (ōión, egg) + γένεσις (génesis, origin).

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Noun[edit]

ōogenesis f (genitive ōogenesis or ōogeneseōs or ōogenesios); third declension

  1. oogenesis

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (Greek-type, i-stem, i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ōogenesis ōogenesēs
ōogeneseis
Genitive ōogenesis
ōogeneseōs
ōogenesios
ōogenesium
Dative ōogenesī ōogenesibus
Accusative ōogenesim
ōogenesin
ōogenesem1
ōogenesēs
ōogenesīs
Ablative ōogenesī
ōogenese1
ōogenesibus
Vocative ōogenesis
ōogenesi
ōogenesēs
ōogeneseis

1Found sometimes in Medieval and New Latin.