Pseudovary

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pseudovary (Zoöl) The organ in which pseudova are produced; -- called also pseudovarium.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pseudovary The ovary of a viviparous insect, as an aphis, in which are developed the kind of ova called pseudova.
    • n pseudovary The filmy pellicle or so-called proligerous membrane of infusions of hay, etc., out of which infusorial animalcules were supposed to be produced by the heterogenists, or believers in spontaneous generation.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pseudo-, + ovary,

Usage

In literature:

Pseudovary: the organ or mass of germ cells of an agamic insect.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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In science:

Poincar´e pseudovariance is likely to be the dominant term in the variance, except at small r values.
Score, Pseudo-Score and Residual Diagnostics for Spatial Point Process Models
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