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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. ovule
La flor de la planta contiene el óvulo.The flower of the plant contains the ovule.
2. (biology)
a. ovum
Solo uno de los espermatozoides entra en el óvulo.Only one of the sperms enters the ovum.
b. egg
La donación de óvulos a ayudado a muchas mujeres ser madre.Egg donation has helped many women become mothers.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. ovum
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ovule; ovum
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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