a policy of admitting applicants to an institution, especially a university, regardless of previous academic record or grades.
[oo-luh-kahn] /ˈu ləˌkɑn/ noun, plural oolachans (especially collectively) oolachan. Chiefly Canadian. 1. .
adjective Repellent; slimy; yucky: The Addams family are definitely mysterious and undoubtedly ooky (1964+)
/ˈuːkpɪk/ noun 1. (Canadian) trademark a sealskin doll resembling an owl, first made in 1963 by an Inuit and used abroad as a symbol of Canadian handicrafts
ookinete o·o·ki·nete (ō’ə-kə-nēt’, -kī’nēt’) n. The motile zygote of the malarial organism that penetrates the mosquito stomach to form an oocyst under the outer gut lining.
[oh-uh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-] /ˌoʊ ə kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-/ noun, Cell Biology. 1. the series of nuclear changes occurring in the ovum during maturation and fertilization. ookinesis o·o·ki·ne·sis (ō’ə-kə-nē’sĭs, -kī-) n. The chromosomal movements of the egg that take place during maturation and fertilization.