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o·void

(ō'voyd),
1. An oval or egg-shaped form.
2. Resembling an egg. Synonym(s): oviform
[ovo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

ovoid

(ō′void′) also

ovoidal

(ō-void′l)
adj.
Shaped like an egg: an ovoid fruit; ovoid spots.
n.
Something that is shaped like an egg.

ovoid

[ō′void]
egg-shaped, oval.

o·void

(ō'voyd)
1. An oval or egg-shaped form.
2. Resembling an egg.
Synonym(s): oviform.
[ovo- + G. eidos. resemblance]

ovoid

egg-shaped.

o·void

(ō'voyd)
Oval or egg-shaped form.

ovoid

having the oval shape of an egg.

ovoid body
colloid body.
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The presence of yellowish to bluish fibrosin bodies was observed in the interior of most of the ovoid conidia (between 97 and 100%), and the presence of fibrosin bodies was not observed in only a few ovoid conidia.
DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by the moderate size; castaneous, ovoid body with the uniformly distributed, silvery, reclining setae; darkened antennal segment I and apical half of the II; apically pale brown femora; and lamellate, semicircular parempodia.
Lesions in epileptic patients are well-circumscribed, round or ovoid.
COMMENTARY moment of the week came from a surprisingly entertaining rugby match between Gloucester and Cardiff on Sunday, just after one of the forwards had charged upfield with the ball and then looked around as he was in the process of being tackled and chucked the ovoid to a colleague who was positioned some seven feet away.
An obovoid, the company explains, is an ovoid with the broad end towards the apex).
Still on the ovoid theme, sad news comes this week that the Kinder Surprise chocolate egg is facing o ban in Germany.
With its mischievous overtones of Gordon Matta-Clark, Wilson's installation consists of an 8m diameter rotating ovoid cut from the facade of Cross Keys House.
The authors have organized the material into over 100 concise and compact entries and cover everything from the methods of Andre to coordinate and linear algebra, with particular attention to the processes that are used to study translation planes such as ovoid and Klein quadric projection, multiple derivation, hyper-regular placement, sub-regular lifting, conical distortion and Hermitian sequences.
2] courtyard designated "The Egg" because of the ovoid perforated stainless steel wall that surrounds it (there are two layers of stainless so that while light is transmitted through it, curious onlookers cannot see through it).
Tarsal organ placed distal to trichobothria, capsulate with an ovoid, more or less key-hole shaped pore (Figs.
The great spotted woodpecker is larger, starling sized, and has an ovoid white patch on its shoulders and a large red patch under its tail.