Definition of ovum:
- A more or less spherical and transparent mass of granular protoplasm, which by a process of multiplication and growth develops into a mass of cells, constituting a new individual like the parent; an egg, spore, germ, or germ cell. See Illust.
- One of the series of egg- shaped ornaments into which the ovolo is often carved.
- "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
If they met and impregnated an ovum in the tube, and if the consequent growth of that ovum prevented its descent and caused its imprisonment within the tube, it developed there, getting attached to and drawing nourishment from the mucous walls.- "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
- "The Mechanism of Life", Stéphane Leduc.