Definition of oogenesis in English:

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oogenesis

Pronunciation: /ˌōəˈjenəsəs/

noun

Biology
The production or development of an ovum.
Example sentences
  • If X chromosome loss occurs during oogenesis, then some ova are expected to be nullo-X, which would result in a patroclinous non-Unc male.
  • The genes we identified are involved in oogenesis, metabolism, and feeding behaviors, indicating a possible link to reproduction and survival.
  • This paradox can be explained by the occurrence of narrow bottlenecks during oogenesis or early embryo development.
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