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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 accessible Fletcher-style applicator (Varian Medical Systems) consists of two cylindrical vaginal ovoids and intrauterine tube.
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: Distinguished from other phyline genera by the ovoid, shagreened body with sparse, scattered, very short vestiture; conspicuous, flaming red-orange dorsum; short antenna; narrow pronotum; slender leg; and peculiar form of the endosoma.
Squarish, tapering and ovoid arch forms were determined on two hundred and fifty maxillary casts by applying two different methods (Mathematical formula proposed by Noroozi3 and using diagnostic orthoform templates marketed by 3M Unitek.
If there are at least three (q + l)-solids which intersect [KAPPA], in a full line, then the set [KAPPA], is a cone with vertex a point p and base an ovoid.
1 mm long, antheroids white, diminute, inconspicuous; capsule brown to dark brown ovoid to narrowly ovoid, slightly trigonous, 5-7 mm long, 2-3 mm in diameter, glabrous, reflexed; seeds brown to reddish-brown, fusiform, ca.
In Berlin, she confined the painting to enormous ovoid panels, arrayed in an orderly fashion around the space--yet on the panels' convex faces (sprayed off-site), paint ran and pooled subtly counter to the physics of the room, while the slabs' leaned massiveness bore vertiginous potential.
A ship rattles to incomplete Standstill in the bay, anchor a Hub for its ovoid tidal wheel In tenders it sheds passengers Like seed pods and dollars To pollinate the island's strait Means.
he comes to refresh memories, bringing twin ovoid eyes:
The authors argue for a conservative approach in incidentally diagnosed asymptomatic polypi that are smooth, ovoid lesions and less than 18 mm in diameter.