Ovum

Science / Biology / Ovum: The female gamete, egg.

Deutovum

Science / Spiders / Deutovum: The resting, spiderlike stage following the shedding of the chorion of the egg: the second egg. MORE

Idola

Entertainment / Literature / Idola: (Latin, 'idols,' singular form idolum) False images of the mind. Francis Bacon's Novum Organum (1620), classifies the primary fallacies in human thinking as four types: idola tribus, specus, fori, et MORE

Rakta Bindu

Health / Yoga / Rakta Bindu : Red bindu, same as beeja(seed) bindu, shakti bindu; the potentially creative bindu from which creation springs; often refers to the ovum. MORE

Gametes

Science / Biology / Gametes: Haploid reproductive cells (ovum and sperm). MORE

Ovulation

Science / Biology / Ovulation: The release of the oocyte onto the surface of the ovary; occurs at the midpoint of the ovarian cycle. The release of the ovum (egg) from the ovary after the peaking of luteinizing hormone concentratio MORE

Blastocyst

Science / Biology / Blastocyst: The developmental stage of the fertilized ovum by the time it is ready to implant; formed from the morula and consists of an inner cell mass, an internal cavity, and an outer layer of cells (the trop MORE

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