adj. [L. bini, pair; ovum, egg]
Pertaining to two ova.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • binovular — bin·ovular …   English syllables

  • binovular — (ˈ)bī|n+ adjective Etymology: bin + ovular : biovular …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bin- — Prefijo que significa dos veces, dos : binocular, binovular. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

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  • biovular — SYN: diovular. * * * bi·ovu·lar ( )bī äv yə lər, ōv adj of fraternal twins derived from two ova * * * bi·ov·u·lar (bi ovґu lər) binovular …   Medical dictionary

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