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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [oh-uh-jen-uh-sis]
    • /ˌoʊ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
    • /uːdʒˈenɪsˌɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oh-uh-jen-uh-sis]
    • /ˌoʊ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/

Definitions of oogenesis word

  • noun oogenesis the origin and development of the ovum. 1
  • noun oogenesis The production or development of an ovum. 1
  • noun oogenesis the formation and maturation of ova from undifferentiated cells in the ovary 0
  • noun oogenesis the process by which the ovum is formed in preparation for its development 0

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Origin of oogenesis

First appearance:

before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
First recorded in 1890-95; oo- + -genesis

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Parts of speech for Oogenesis


oogenesis popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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