a fertilized ovum; zygote
[oh-uh-sfeer] /ˈoʊ əˌsfɪər/ noun, Biology. 1. an unfertilized egg within an oogonium. /ˈəʊəˌsfɪə/ noun 1. a large female gamete produced in the oogonia of algae and fungi oosphere o·o·sphere (ō’ə-sfēr’) n. A large nonmotile female gamete or egg cell, formed in an oogonium and ready for fertilization. oosphere (ō’ə-sfîr’) A large nonmotile female gamete formed […]
[oh-uh-spawr, -spohr] /ˈoʊ əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/ noun, Biology. 1. a fertilized egg within an oogonium. /ˈəʊəˌspɔː/ noun 1. a thick-walled sexual spore that develops from a fertilized oosphere in some algae and fungi oospore o·o·spore (ō’ə-spôr’) n. A fertilized female cell or zygote, especially one with thick chitinous walls, developed from a fertilized oosphere. oospore (ō’ə-spôr’) […]
[ohst] /oʊst/ noun 1. Jacob van [yah-kawp vahn] /ˈyɑ kɔp vɑn/ (Show IPA), 1600?–71, and his son, Jacob van, 1639?–1713, Flemish painters.
1. out of town. object-oriented technology