Definition of Ovists

1. Noun. (plural of ovist) ¹



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Definition of Ovists

1. ovist [n] - See also: ovist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ovists

ovipositions
ovipositor
ovipositors
oviposits
oviraptor
oviraptoran
oviraptorans
oviraptorid
oviraptorids
oviraptorosaur
oviraptorosaurs
oviraptors
ovisac
ovisacs
ovist
ovists (current term)
ovo-
ovo-vegetarian
ovo-viviparous
ovochymase
ovococcus
ovocyte
ovoflavin
ovogenesis
ovoglobulin
ovogonium
ovoid
ovoidal
ovoidals
ovoids

Literary usage of Ovists

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1. The Law of Heredity: A Study of the Cause of Variation, and the Origin of by William Keith Brooks (1883)
"Historical sketch of speculation on heredity—Evolution hypothesis of Bonnet and Hal- ler—ovists and ..."

2. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1824)
"... in the ears and crupper; the ovists neither inform us, nor understand, how a mare should contain in her egg anything but an animal of her own species. ..."

3. An Introduction to Cytology by Lester Whyland Sharp (1921)
"... the spermatozoon, and figures were actually published showing a small human figure, or "homunculus," within the sperm head. The ovists, on the contrary, ..."

4. Nature's Enigma: The Problem of the Polyp in the Letters of Bonnet, Trembley by Virginia P. Dawson (1987)
"Bonnet's successful proof of parthenogenesis, based on a rigorous empirical methodology, confirmed what had been expected. For ovists who believed that the ..."

5. On the theory and practice of midwifery by Fleetwood Churchill (1853)
"According to the first-mentioned of these hypotheses, or that of the ovists, the female parent is held to afford all the materials necessary for the ..."

6. The Cell; Outlines of General Anatomy and Physiology: Outlines of General by Oscar Hertwig, Henry Johnstone Campbell (1895)
"The ovists, such as, for instance, Spallanzani, stated that the unfertilised ovum of a Frog was a diminutive Frog, being of opinion that the spermatozoon ..."

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