How To Use Fertilized ovum In A Sentence

  • Derived from a single fertilized ovum or embryonic cell mass. Used especially of identical twins.
  • The difference between man and the infusorian is only that in the former the cells which originate from the double cell (the fertilized ovum) remain together and become differentiated one from another, while in the latter the cells are usually scattered but remain alike in appearance, etc. Scientific American Supplement, No. 810, July 11, 1891
  • The first cells to arise from a fertilized ovum are described as totipotent ( "potent for everything"). Autotomous Penes & Endless War
  • You and Marshall have a legitimate dispute as to whether an unimplanted but fertilized ovum is a human being deserving equal protection of law. Del. Marshall Wants Birth Control Debate at
  • The series of mitotic cell divisions that produces a blastula from a fertilized ovum. It is the basis of the multicellularity of complex organisms.
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  • I further hold, in accordance with the uncontroverted evidence that I have heard, that a pregnancy cannot come into existence until the fertilized ovum has become implanted in the womb.

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