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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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3 Head punctate, without sculpture among punctae, with a shiny, unsculptured, ovoidal area between posterior ocelli and eyes, surrounded posteriorly by a lower carina continuing on the temples and behind the ocellar triangle (Olmi 2007: fig.
Head granulated, with a dull, granulated, ovoidal area between posterior ocelli and eyes, not surrounded posteriorly by a lower carina continuing on the temples and behind the ocellar triangle; scutum dull, granulated bekilyanus (Benoit)
The surroundings of these two nuclei form an additional subdivision of the auditory thalamus, called the ovoidal shell.
Loa Medio Alto Loa Total Motivos 38 21 simples Morfologia de lado concavo 5 4 con orilla curva de lado concavo con orilla recta de lado concavo n/r 1 cuadrado con 1 orilla curva * personificacion 3 de hacha con orilla curva personificacion 1 de hacha n/r ovoidal con 2 orilla curva ovoidal con 1 orilla recta rectangular 1 con flecadura * rectangular 1 2 con orilla curva rectangular 14 5 con orilla recta * subrectangular 4 con orilla curva subrectangular 6 con orilla recta trapezoidal 1 con orilla curva trapezoidal 3 3 con orilla recta * Taparrabo Ausencia 19 21 Presencia 19
Asimismo, la cavidad para la articulacion con el condilo hiomandibular es relativamente profunda y de contorno ovoidal, transversalmente comprimida.
El contorno general de las placas faringeas superiores es ovoidal, y presentan el margen anterior bien desarrollado, al igual que en los ejemplares actuales de Pogonis cromis (SASAKI, 1989).
3M-P) from between the bases of the 2nd dorsal and anal fin rays (the 1st dorsal fin was not studied) cover the ovoidal distal radials (Hilton et al.
The ovoidal carposporophytes were formed by gonimoblastic filaments bearing terminal carposporangia.
2009) y Cerro El Castillo (Pavlovic y Rosende 2010), y de un bloque rocoso con petroglifos correspondientes a mas de una decena de grabados rellenos de forma ovoidal y circular (sitio Orolonco 1, Figura 7), cuyos atributos se asocian exclusivamente al periodo Tardio (Troncoso 2004), y que podria interpretarse metaforicamente como la piel del jaguar o del Uturunku/Otorongo.
2006), including Neornithes (and also Cimolopteryx sensu stricto and Ceramornis) the humeral articular surface is ovoidal in contour and shows all margins strongly convex.
Dentro de los Fringillidae es referible a la subfamilia Emberizinae y distinguible de Carduelinae (=Fringillinae) por poseer narinas amplias y elongadas de contorno ovoidal, mas orientadas lateralmente que dorsalmente, surco premaxilar central estrecho, y surcos laterales superficiales (DAWSON, 1948; JAMES, 2004).