ovule

Definitions of ovule
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n a small or immature ovum

Type of:
egg cell, ovum
the female reproductive cell; the female gamete

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

Types:
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amphitropous ovule
a partly inverted ovule turned back 90 degrees on its stalk
anatropous ovule
a completely inverted ovule turned back 180 degrees on its stalk
campylotropous ovule
a curved ovule with the micropyle almost touching the funiculus
orthotropous ovule
a completely straight ovule with the micropyle at the apex
seed
a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
Type of:
reproductive structure
the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction

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