Definition of ootid in English:

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ootid

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊətɪd/

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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