Etymology

1. oogenesis

noun. development of ova.

Etymology

  • -genesis (English)
  • oo- (English)
  • ᾠο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word oogenesis


1. Noun, singular or mass
As you can see, when you compare and contrast spermatogenesis and oogenesis, there are numerous differences between the two processes.

2. Predeterminer
During oogenesis the cytoplasm is divided unevenly, but this vastly unequal division is absolutely necessary for the development of healthy, viable embryos.

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