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Ovoid

ovoid

egg-shaped (in three dimensions).

Compare: ovate.


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... surface of the cell exposed to the surrounding environment is covered with numerous flagella. Most described MMPs are spherical, although some are ovoid in morphology, and all appear to possess a central, acellular compartment. The MMP divides as aggregates without an individual cell stage. Phylogenetic ...

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Topic: Multicellular prokaryote
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