Ovicyst

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ovicyst (Zoöl) The pouch in which incubation takes place in some Tunicata.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ovicyst In Ascidia, the pouch in which incubation takes place; a diverticulum of the wall of the atrium, which projects into the atrial cavity, and into which is received the ovarian follicle containing an impregnated ovum.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Ov,um + cyst,