Overworn to Ox
(O`ver*worn") p. p. & a. from Overwear, v. t. Worn out or subdued by toil; worn out so as
to be trite.
(O`ver*wrest") v. t. To wrest or force from the natural or proper position. Shak.
(O`ver*wres"tle) v. t. To subdue by wrestling. [Obs.] Spenser.
(O`ver*wrought) p. p. & a. from Overwork. Wrought upon excessively; overworked; overexcited.
(O"ver*zeal) n. Excess of zeal. Fairfax.
(O"ver*zeal"ous) a. Too zealous.
(O`vi*cap"sule) n. [Ovum + capsule.]
1. (Anat) The outer layer of a Graafian follicle.
2. (Zoöl.) Same as Oötheca.
(O"vi*cell`) n. [Ovum + cell.] (Zoöl) One of the dilatations of the body wall of Bryozoa in which
the ova sometimes undegro the first stages of their development. See Illust. of Chilostoma.
(O*vic"u*lar) a. [L. ovum an egg.] (Biol.) Of or pertaining to an egg.
(O"vi*cyst) n. [Ovum + cyst.] (Zoöl.) The pouch in which incubation takes place in some Tunicata.
(O*vid"i*an) a. Of or pertaining to the Latin poet Ovid; resembling the style of Ovid.
(O`vi*du"cal) a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to oviducts; as, oviducal glands.
(O"vi*duct) n. [Ovum + duct: cf. F. oviducte.] (Anat.) A tube, or duct, for the passage of ova
from the ovary to the exterior of the animal or to the part where further development takes place. In
mammals the oviducts are also called Fallopian tubes.
(O*vif"er*ous) a. [Ovum + -ferous: cf. F. ovifère.] (Biol.) Egg-bearing; applied particularly
to certain receptacles, as in Crustacea, that retain the eggs after they have been excluded from the
formative organs, until they are hatched.
(O"vi*form) a. [Ovum + - form: cf. F. oviforme.] (Biol.) Having the form or figure of an egg; egg-
shaped; as, an oviform leaf.
(O*vig"er*ons) a. [Ovum + -gerous: cf. F. ovigere.] (Biol.) Bearing eggs; oviferous.
(O"vile) a. See Ovine.
(O"vine) a. [L. ovinus, fr. ovis sheep: cf. F. ovine.] Of or pertaining to sheep; consisting of
(||O*vip"a*ra) n. pl. [NL. See Oviparous.] (Zoöl.) An artificial division of vertebrates, including
those that lay eggs; opposed to Vivipara.
(O`vi*par"i*ty) n. [See Oviparous.] (Biol.) Generation by means of ova. See Generation.
(O*vip"a*rous) a. [L. oviparus; ovum egg + parere to bring forth: cf. F. ovipare.] (Physiol.)
Producing young from rggs; as, an oviparous animal, in which the egg is generally separated from the
animal, and hatched after exclusion; opposed to viviparous.