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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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1980) have the ability to repeatedly secrete pollination drops, whereas ovules of other Podocarpaceae (Phyllocladus--Tomlinson et al.
Ovule number per flower in a world of unpredictable pollination.
Cut into the junction, open and remove the carpels so that the ovules are exposed.
By instituting the delay, the stigma collects a variety of pollen, increasing the diversity rushing toward the ovules.
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The juice can be easily removed from the ovules by placing a cupful in a piece of muslin cloth and squeezing out the fluid.
The lab also assisted Earl Taliercio, a molecular biologist in the Stoneville crop genetics lab, in determining 70,000 expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from upland cotton ovules, young fiber stems, and roots.
Then, the pollen travels down the tube-shaped style to the overy, and the ovules (ov-ules) in the ovary begin to ripen into seeds.
Women using intravaginal clindamycin cream or ovules should be advised that the oil-based medication may weaken latex condoms or diaphragms.
The global data base for detached trigonocarpalean (Medullosales) ovules is large, and they are found in the Euramerican and Cathaysian floral provinces, from the Pennsylvanian to early Permian Periods.