how to pronounce ovum


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ovum is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of ovum in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… if an ovum is present the sperm swarm …”

meanings of ovum


  1. The female gamete in animals; the egg cell.

ovum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ovum occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ovum can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ovum can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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