Definition of Oothecal

1. ootheca [adj] - See also: ootheca



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oothecal

oosphere
oospheres
oosporangia
oosporangium
oospore
oospores
oosporic
oostegite
oostegites
oosterboschite
oosy
oot
ootheca
oothecae
oothecal (current term)
ootid
ootidogenesis
ootids
ootocoid
oots
ootype
ootypes
ooze
ooze leather
ooze out
ooze through
oozed
oozes
oozier

Literary usage of Oothecal

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1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1889)
"By the time the egg has reached its full size, the yolk has assumed the highly differentiated structure best studied in the oothecal egg. ..."

2. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"... can slip her cleaver-like abdomen between the lips of the oothecal suture, and so right into the ootheca itself ; so hard and horny is the capsule that ..."

3. A Text-book of Entomology: Including the Anatomy, Physiology, Embryology and by Alpheus Spring Packard (1898)
"The oothecal chamber soon becomes too small to contain all the constantly accumulating eggs, so the anal armature opens and allows the end of the capsule to ..."

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