Ovule

An immature seed which develops into a seed after fertilisation.

Ovule

Ovule means `small egg`. In seed plants, the ovule is the structure that gives rise to and contains the female reproductive cells. It consists of three parts: The integument(s) forming its outer layer(s), the nucellus (or remnant of the megasporangium), and female gametophyte (formed from haploid megaspore) in its center. The female gametophyte
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ovule

(o´vūl) the oocyte within the graafian follicle. any small, egglike structure.
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ovule

[n] - a small body that contains the female germ cell of a plant 2. [n] - a small or immature ovum
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Ovule

• (n.) The rudiment of a seed. It grows from a placenta, and consists of a soft nucleus within two delicate coatings. The attached base of the ovule is the hilum, the coatings are united with the nucleus at the chalaza, and their minute orifice is the foramen. • (n.) An ovum.
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ovule

noun a small body that contains the female germ cell of a plant; develops into a seed after fertilization
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Ovule

O'vule noun [ Dim. of Latin ovum an egg: confer French ovule . Confer Ovolo , Ovulum .] (Biol.) (a) The rudiment of a seed. It grows from a placenta, and consists of a soft nucleus within two delicate coatings. The attached base of the ovule is the hilum
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ovule

A female reproductive structure which, upon fertilization, develops into a seed.
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ovule

A structure found in seed plants (gymnosperms and angiosperms) that develops into a seed after fertilization of an egg-cell within it. In gymnosperms the ovules are unprotected; in angiosperms the ovule is protected by the megasporophyll which forms a closed structure (carpel) within which they form...
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ovule

A structure in seed plants which contains the megasporangium (nucellus), megaspore (embryo sac), a food store, and a coat, and develops into a seed after fertilization. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Ovule

an unfertilized seed in the ovary
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Ovule

an unfertilized seed in the ovary
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Ovule

Female reproductive element within the ovary which, when fertilized, becomes a seed.
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Ovule

Immature seed.
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Ovule

Immature seed.
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Ovule

In seed plants, a protective structure in which the female gametophyte develops, fertilization occur
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ovule

In seed plants, the structure which gives rise to the seed.
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ovule

In seed plants, the structure which gives rise to the seed.
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Ovule

It is a somewhat oval body attached to the ovary wall in a flower which matures into a seed after fertilization.
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ovule

loosely, the seed before fertilization; a structure in a seed plant within which one or more megaspores are formed (after fertilization it develops into a seed).
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Ovule

Organ inside ovary enclosing the embryo sac containing an egg
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Ovule

Organ inside ovary enclosing the embryo sac containing an egg
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ovule

plant structure that develops into a seed when fertilized. In gymnosperms (conifers and allies) the ovules lie uncovered on the scales of the cone. ... [14 related articles]
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ovule

Structure found in seed plants that develops into a seed after fertilization. It consists of an embryo sac containing the female gamete (ovum or egg cell), surrounded by nutritive tissue, the nucellus. Outside this there are one or two coverings that provide protection, developing into the testa, or seed coat, following fertilization. In angiosperm...
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Ovule

The body which, after fertilization, becomes the seed.
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