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oogenesis Line breaks: oo¦gen|esis
Pronunciation: /əʊəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/

Definition of oogenesis in English:


[mass 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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