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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.

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.
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En los craneos de individuos masculinos primo la forma circular en un 68,75 % de los casos, seguido por la forma ovoidal en un 31,25 %.
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.
Numerous free spores and spherical to ovoidal trophozoites were found in bile contents.
The smaller; globose, posterior lumen is connected to the thin, tapering FD, the larger, ovoidal, anterior one communicates with the ID.
The eggs are round or ovoidal with a thick shell, are brown or yellow-brown and are corticated.
Hemos comprobado en dos grupos que la ya conocida concepcion espacial del quincunce se complementa con una concepcion de espiral (mixes) o de esfera ovoidal (mazatecos) superpuesta (13)
12-17 mm long, white; anthers ovoidal, pale yellow to orange, ca.
La imagen en falsos colores obtenida mediante la EMM nos muestra claramente las caracteristicas que mencionabamos anteriormente y que permiten distinguir un ataque de trazo, en este caso de morfologia ovoidal. Percibimos con facilidad la mayor profundidad en relacion con el resto del trazo.
5) Ramose invertebrates: Due to their advanced state of digestion, specific identification of this material was impossible, although its tubular structure, dichotomous ramification and presence of ovoidal structures in the external wails suggested it to be assigned to "bryozoa".
(40) El espacio ovoidal del montaje de Garcia para Las criadas, cerrado por sus tres cuartas partes con largas laminas de aluminio son un signo fisico de la hermetica circularidad del tiempo ritual.
Para el registro morfologico se definio cada percutor segun una categoria general de forma (Figura 3A-E): (A) esferoidal u ovoidal; (B) discoidal, de seccion achatada; (C) cilindrica, de seccion semicircular; (D) cilindrica, de seccion achatada; y (E) cilindrica, de seccion triangular o de tres aristas longitudinales.