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1. Zoology the development of ova and spermatozoa from precursor cells in the ovary and testis, involving meiosis
2. a less common word for suppuration
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The process of coming to full development.
The final series of changes in the growth and formation of germ cells.
The process that leads to incorporation of viral genomes into capsids and complete virions.
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