The ovum is the female egg cell that is fertilised as part of conception. The male cell is the sperm. Ova are produced by the ovaries during a process called ovulation. Failure to produce eggs is called anovulation. Read more about: Fertility, Female Infertility

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Ovum: A mature haploid female germ cell extruded from the Ovary at Ovulation.1

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  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

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