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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ovao‧va /ˈəʊvə $ ˈoʊ-/ noun  HBthe plural form of ovum
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ovaYou can verify that for yourself by running your fingertips ova a slightly rough surface and then stopping.In addition, stools were examined by microscopy for ova and parasites, including Cryptosporidium and Isopora.This is the time at which hormonal changes halt the production of ova and end the menstrual cycle.One of each of the 23 pairs has gone to one of the resulting sperm or ova and one to the other.Fine rain was being whisked ova the town in little flurries like water from a sprinkler hose caught by the wind.

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