eggs (biological bodies)

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Scope note
Bodies, typically tending to spheroidal shapes, that are produced by the female of birds, reptiles, fish, amphibians, and other animal species. Eggs are the organic vessels in which an animal embryo develops enclosed within a shell or membrane. For the egg cells of mammals and other animals, use "ova."
eggs
Accepted term: 17-Jun-2024