[ol-i-gop-suh-nee] /ˌɒl ɪˈgɒp sə ni/
the market condition that exists when there are few buyers, as a result of which they can greatly influence price and other market factors.
noun (pl) -nies
a market situation in which the demand for a commodity is represented by a small number of purchasers
oligoptyalism ol·i·go·pty·a·lism (ŏl’ĭ-gō-tī’ə-lĭz’əm, -gŏp-tī’-) n. Slight or scanty secretion of saliva.
oligoria ol·i·go·ri·a (ŏl’ĭ-gôr’ē-ə) n. An abnormal lack of interest in one’s surroundings or relationships, as occurs in depression.
[ol-i-goh-sak-uh-rahyd, -rid] /ˌɒl ɪ goʊˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any carbohydrate yielding few monosaccharides on hydrolysis, as two, three, or four. /ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈsækəˌraɪd; -rɪd/ noun 1. any one of a class of carbohydrates consisting of a few monosaccharide units linked together Compare polysaccharide oligosaccharide ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride (ŏl’ĭ-gō-sāk’ə-rīd’) n. A carbohydrate that consists of a relatively small […]
/ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈspɜːmɪə/ noun 1. the condition of having less than the normal number of spermatozoa in the semen: a cause of infertility in men oligospermia ol·i·go·sper·mi·a (ŏl’ĭ-gō-spûr’mē-ə) n. A subnormal concentration of spermatozoa in the ejaculated semen. Also called oligozoospermia.