Definition of ootid in English:

ootid

Syllabification: o·o·tid
Pronunciation: /ˈōəˌtid
 
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noun

Biology
A haploid cell formed by the meiotic division of a secondary oocyte, especially the ovum, as distinct from the polar bodies.

Origin

early 20th century: from oo- 'egg', on the pattern of spermatid.

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