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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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15C) and final (15D) instar nymphs are recognized by the ovoid body, pale green general coloration, silky, semierect setae covering the dorsum, pale brown antenna, rather creamy wing pads, yellowish legs, and dark, small spots arranged on the anterior margin of the metatibia and all tibiae.
15J, K) is recognized by the whitish pale green, ovoid body with uniformly distributed, brown, semierect setae; male is a little elongate in form (Fig.
DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by the small, ovoid body, hyaline or translucent hemelytron, weakly developed hypophysis of the left paramere, rather slender phallotheca gradually tapered toward apex, generally slender endosoma lacking the subapical notches, and narrow bursa copulatrix with small, ovoid, thick-rimmed sclerotized rings.
broad ovoid body, hyaline hemelytron, and tumid metafemur.
Final instar nymph is recognized by the whitish green, ovoid body, almost smooth dorsum, and nearly the same metafemoral color pattern as in the adult (Fig.