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- n. The fertilized egg cell or parent cell, whose development produces the child or other organism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The fertilized egg cell or parent cell, from the development of which the child or other organism is formed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In biology, a fertilized egg-cell; an impregnated ovum; the parent cell of any organism.
From Ancient Greek κύτος ("hollow vessel"). (Wiktionary)