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(English) In fish, the term egg usually refers to female haploid gametes. In reptiles, birds, amphibians and insects the term egg refers to a fertilized ovum with protective and nutritive tissues. (See also: ovum, haploid, fertilization)
(French) Chez les poissons, le terme oeuf est qui habituellement fait r√©f√©rence aux gam√®tes haplo√Įdes f√©minins. Chez les reptiles, les oiseaux, les amphibies et les insectes, le terme oeuf est ce qui fait r√©f√©rence √† un ovule f√©cond√© avec les tissus protecteurs et nutritifs. (See also: ovum, haploid, fertilization)
(Portuguese) Em ictiologia o termo ovo refere-se usualmente ao g√Ęmeta feminino hapl√≥ide. Nos r√©pteis, aves, anf√≠bios e insectos designa uma entidade dipl√≥ide com tecido nutritivo e de protec√ß√£o. (See also: ovum, haploid, fertilization)

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