Definition of Ovariole

1. n. One of the tubes of which the ovaries of most insects are composed.



Definition of Ovariole

1. Noun. (zoology) One of the tubes of which the ovaries of most insects are composed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ovariole

1. one of the tubes of which the ovaries of most insects are composed [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ovariole

1. One of the tubes of which the ovaries of most insects are composed. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ovariole

ovariectomies
ovariectomize
ovariectomized
ovariectomizes
ovariectomizing
ovariectomy
ovaries
ovario-
ovarioabdominal pregnancy
ovariocele
ovariocentesis
ovariocyesis
ovariodysneuria
ovariogenic
ovariohysterectomy
ovariole (current term)
ovarioles
ovariolytic
ovarioncus
ovariopathy
ovariorrhexis
ovariosalpingectomy
ovariosalpingitis
ovariosteresis
ovariostomy
ovariotomies
ovariotomist
ovariotomists
ovariotomy
ovarious

Literary usage of Ovariole

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1. The Butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada: With Special by Samuel Hubbard Scudder, William Morris Davis, Charles William Woodworth, Leland Ossian Howard, Charles Valentine Riley, Samuel Wendell Williston (1889)
"Here we should make the primitive egg cell in the terminal chamber of the ovariole, or in the primitive ovary before the ovariole is developed, the starting ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"Each ovariole is proximally attenuated (3), then enlarges (4), and distally is continued as a narrow tube (5). Perhaps, as in the testicle, ..."

3. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1889)
"There are about ten distinct ova in an ovariole, the lowest being the largest, ... In Peri- pianeta there are about three times as many ova in an ovariole ..."

4. A Manual of the Anatomy of Invertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1888)
"Each cellular rudiment surrounds itself with a structureless membrane, and then elongates into an ovariole, some of the cells filling the posterior end of ..."

5. History of the Germ Cells and Early Embryology of Certain Aphids by George Washington Tannreuther (1908)
"The end chamber, often called ovariole or in some instances ovary, is the most important or prominent portion in the embryonic development of the ..."

6. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences by Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
"There is only one ovariole in each ovary. The ovaries mature an egg alternately; one at a time being hatched, and maggot carried to third stage, ..."

7. Text-book of the embryology of man and mammals by Oscar Hertwig, Edward Laurens Mark (1905)
"... out of numerous primitive ova which are originally contained in a germinal chamber of an ovariole, only one becomes the egg, whereas the others from an ..."

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