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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ovoid

egg-shaped.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

o·void

(ō'voyd)
Oval or egg-shaped form.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by the generally pale, ovoid body, shining, pale yellow dorsum, large dark patches and fuscous spots on the mesoscutum and scutellum, a dark spot each on apices of the clavus, embolium, and inner medial margin of the cuneus, yellow coxae, and darkened femora basally pale and apically tinged with red (Fig.