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ovule

 [ov´ūl]
1. the ovum within the graafian follicle.
2. any small, egglike structure.

ov·ule

(ov'yūl, ō'vū-),
1. The oocyte of a mammal, especially while still in the ovarian follicle.
2. A small beadlike structure bearing a fancied resemblance to an ovule.
Synonym(s): ovulum
[Mod. L. ovulum, dim. of L. ovum, egg]

ovule

(o´vūl)
1. the oocyte within the graafian follicle.
2. any small, egglike structure.

ovule

(ŏv′yo͞ol, ō′vyo͞ol)
n.
1. Botany A structure in seed plants that consists of the embryo sac surrounded by the nucellus and one or two integuments and that develops into a seed after it is fertilized.
2. Zoology A small or immature ovum.

ov′u·lar (ŏv′yə-lər, ō′vyə-), ov′u·lar′y (-lĕr′ē) adj.

o·vule

(ov'yūl)
1. The oocyte (ovum) of a mammal, especially while still in the ovarian follicle.
2. A small beadlike structure resembling an ovule.
Synonym(s): ovulum.
[Mod. L. ovulum, dim. of L. ovum, egg]
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Fig. 241 Ovule . General structure.

ovule

a structure found in higher plants that contains an egg cell and develops into a seed after FERTILIZATION. In ANGIOSPERMS, the ovule develops within the ovary of a carpel, and consists of an inner EMBRYO SAC containing the egg cell surrounded by the NUCELLUS, which in turn is enclosed within two INTEGUMENTS. The ovule is connected to the ovary wall by the FUNICLE.

ovule

1. the ovum within the graafian follicle.
2. any small, egglike structure.

Patient discussion about ovule

Q. i just have my period last november 25 and ended on 28.when is my possible fertile and ovulation period please help me identify my fertile and ovulation period

A. If someone knew it, it'd solve the human race many problems with fertility. The problem is that ovulation (and thus, the period of possible fertility) happens 14 days BEFORE the onset of menses, so you know about it only retrospectively.

However there ways such as serial body temperature measuring, along with kits that measures the level of hormones in the urine in order to estimate the time of the coming ovulation, and help in timing intercourse.

You may read more about it here (www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovulation-signs/AN01521 ) but anyway, consulting a doctor (e.g. gynecologist) may be wise.

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Pollination efficiency (number of fertilized ovules per total number of ovules produced), however, did not differ between plants with and without ants (N = 30; df = 29; U = 108; P = 0.
Hypostase development in Ornithogalum caudatum (Liliaceae), and notes on the other types of modifications in chalaza of Angiosperm ovules.
While most botanists are satisfied with external features of the achene and a few researches have analyzed the development of the embryo and ovule, little attention has been given to the seed-coat of Asteraceae (Compositae) (CORNER, 1976).
But, male and female flowers which are morphologically and anatomically identical, especially in the characteristics of the ovary and ovules, as occurs in C.
Such overly exposed ovules cannot receive pollen until later, after a new drop is secreted.
However, as the number of days after pollination increased, the size of the AA diploid ovule increased, while the size of the AAA triploid ovules decreased.
As all fruits produced three seeds, there seems to be a space constraint in the ovary for seed set from all six ovules of the flower.
Ovule number per flower in a world of unpredictable pollination.
clarify the beneficial effect of maternal sporophytic tissue and ovules to trigger pollen tube growth,
Another RCT treated 95 women 18 to 45 years of age with clindamycin ovules (for BV) or clotrimazole suppositories (for VVC) and, after 5 days, randomized them to use probiotic suppositories (Lactobacillus species, [10.
Various genes initiate the flower primordia (cells that differentiate from simple tissue to form flowers), flowering time and, finally, the actual development of the floral organs (stamens, pistils, ovules, pollen) that make up the flowers.