[oh-uh-gam-eet, -guh-meet] /oʊ əˈgæm it, -gəˈmit/
noun, Cell Biology.
one of a pair of structurally dissimilar , the female being large and nonmotile and the male being small and motile.
sexual reproduction involving a small motile male gamete and a large much less motile female gamete: occurs in all higher animals and some plants
oogamete o·o·gam·ete (ō’ə-gām’ēt’, -gə-mēt’)
A female gamete, especially the larger of two gametes produced by an oogamous species.
A system of sexual reproduction in which one gamete (called the egg) is large and nonmotile, while the other (called the sperm) is small and motile. Oogamy is a type of heterogamy. Compare isogamy.
- OO gauge
[oh-oh] /ˈoʊˈoʊ/ noun 1. a model railroad gauge of 3/4 inch (19 mm).
Object-Oriented Graphics Language. 1970’s.
[oh-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌoʊ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun, Cell Biology. 1. the origin and development of the ovum. /ˌəʊəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. the formation and maturation of ova from undifferentiated cells in the ovary See also oocyte n. “formation of the ovum,” 1892, from oo- + genesis. oogenesis o·o·gen·e·sis (ō’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) n. The formation and the development of the […]
adjective Attractive; worth ogling with admiration: It’s oogley. Also Bong (1930s+ Jive talk)