Definition of Oogenesis

1. Noun. Development of ova.

Generic synonyms: Gametogenesis



Definition of Oogenesis

1. Noun. (biology) The formation and development of an ovum. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of oogenesis) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oogenesis

1. [n -GENESES]

Medical Definition of Oogenesis

1. The process of egg formation. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oogenesis

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oogenesis (current term)
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Literary usage of Oogenesis

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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1903)
"BOTANICAL GAZETTE APRIL, 1903 oogenesis IN SAPROLEGNIA. ... The present paper deals chiefly with the events of oogenesis and a comparison of this process ..."

2. Lessons in Elementary Biology by Thomas Jeffery Parker (1900)
"We have now to consider in greater detail what is known as to the precise mode of development of sperms (spermatogenesis) and of ova (oogenesis), ..."

3. Foundations of Biology by Lorande Loss Woodruff (1922)
"oogenesis The maturation of the egg, as already intimated, follows the same plan as that of the sperm, and the reduction of the chromosomes is the same. ..."

4. A Text-book of Histology: Arranged Upon an Embryological Basis by Frederic Thomas Lewis, Philipp Stöhr (1913)
"... to be the essential agents in the transmission of all qualities inherited from the male parent, and certain of them may determine sex. oogenesis. ..."

5. A Text-book of Embryology for Students of Medicine by John Clement Heisler (1902)
"oogenesis.—The formation of ova takes place throughout the greater part of fetal life and continues for a short time (two years, according to Waldeyer, ..."

6. Syllabus of Lectures on Human Embryology: An Introduction to the Study of by Walter Porter Manton (1906)
"... OVUM, oogenesis ; MENSTRUATION. The Spermatozoon.—The spermatozoon is one of the smallest cellular elements of the human body, and consists of three ..."

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