ovum
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Usage note
The plural of "ovum" is "ova."
ovum(
o
-
vuhm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (biology)
a. el óvulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This is a diagram of an ovum that is about to be fertilized by a sperm cell.Este es un diagrama de un óvulo a punto de ser fertilizado por un espermatozoide.
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ovum
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (biology)
a. el óvulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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ovum [ˈəʊvəm]
noun
ova (plural) [ˈəʊvə] óvulo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ova
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ova(
oh
-
bah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (botany)
a. duckweed
No podíamos ver cuán profundo era el lago por la densidad de ovas que había.We couldn't see how deep the lake was because of the density of the duckweed.
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