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ookinesis

 [o″o-kĭ-ne´sis]
the mitotic movements of an oocyte during maturation and fertilization.

o·o·ki·ne·sis

, ookinesia (ō'ō-ki-nē'sis, -zē-ă),
Chromosomal movements of the oocyte during maturation and fertilization.
[G. ōon, egg, + kinēsis, movement]

ookinesis

/oo·ki·ne·sis/ (-kĭ-ne´sis) the mitotic movements of the oocyte during maturation and fertilization.

ookinesis

[ō′əkinē′sis]
Etymology: Gk, oon + kinesis, movement
the chromosomal movement occurring in the nucleus of the egg cell during maturation and fertilization. Also called ookinesia. See also oogenesis. ookinetic, adj.

o·o·ki·ne·sis

, ookinesia (ō'ŏ-ki-nē'sis, -nē'zē-ă)
Chromosomal movements of the oocyte during maturation and fertilization.
[G. ōon, egg, + kinēsis, movement]

ookinesis

the mitotic movements of an ovum during maturation and fertilization.