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From ovum and cell.


ovicell (plural ovicells)

  1. (zoology) One of the dilatations of the body wall of Bryozoa in which the ova sometimes undergo the first stages of their development.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ovicell in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)