Definition of Ovulary

1. a. Pertaining to ovules.

Definition of Ovulary

1. Adjective. (biology) Pertaining to ovules. ¹

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Definition of Ovulary

1. ovule [adj] - See also: ovule

Medical Definition of Ovulary

1. Pertaining to ovules. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ovulary

ovular membrane
ovular transmigration
ovulary (current term)
ovulation detection
ovulation induction
ovulation inhibitor
ovulation method
ovulation method of family planning
ovulatory period

Literary usage of Ovulary

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1. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1862)
"The ovulary spore, according to Schleiden, presents the following structure:—" A very large cell with firm walls, containing large grains of starch, ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1862)
"Thus Lindley and Valentine regard them as abortive ovulary spores ; while Hofmeister believes them to be the male organs of the plant, stating that each of ..."

3. The Cereals in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1908)
"(49) The ovulary is one-seeded and is surmounted by two feathery stigmas which prior ... Pollination being effected, the stigmas soon wither and the ovulary ..."

4. Outlines of Plant Life: With Special Reference to Form and Function by Charles Reid Barnes (1900)
"The cavity of the ovulary is either undivided or partitioned into as many ... 157); or the normal number of chambers in the ovulary may be increased by ..."

5. Studies of Plant Life: A Series of Exercises for the Study of Plants by Herman Silas Pepoon, Walter Reynolds Mitchell, Frederick Baldwin Maxwell (1900)
"Herbs, with bitter juice, opposite leaves, and 4-merous regular flowers; stamens 4; pistil 1; with a 1-celled ovulary with 2 parietal placentae. 36. ..."

6. The Book of Wheat: An Economic History and Practical Manual of the Wheat by Peter Tracy Dondlinger (1908)
"The one-seeded ovulary is a little greenish swelling. ... There are three stamens, and the anthers are compactly arranged about the ovulary. ..."

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