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Meaning of "oothecae" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OOTHECAE

oothecae  [ˌəʊəˈθiːsiː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OOTHECAE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oothecae is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OOTHECAE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oothecae

Ootheca

An ootheca /oʊ.əˈθiːkə/ is a type of egg mass made by any member of a variety of species. The word is a Latinized combination of oo-, meaning "egg", from the Greek word ōon, and theca, meaning a "cover" or "container", from the Greek theke. Ootheke is Greek for ovary. An ootheca usually contains many eggs surrounded by a foam of protein which may then harden into a tough casing for protection. Notable ootheca-making insects are the mantis and cockroach.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OOTHECAE


bursae
ˈbɜːsiː
cerci
ˈsɜːsiː
epithecae
ˌɛpɪˈθiːsiː
Farsi
ˈfɑːsiː
hydromedusae
ˌhaɪdrəʊmɪˈdjuːsiː
hypothecae
ˌhaɪpəʊˈθiːsiː
noctilucae
ˌnɒktɪˈluːsiː
Parcae
ˈpɑːsiː
Parsee
ˈpɑːsiː
Parsi
ˈpɑːsiː
thecae
ˈθiːsiː
verrucae
vəˈruːsiː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OOTHECAE

oose
oosperm
oosphere
oospore
oosporic
oosporous
Oostende
oosy
ootheca
oothecal
ootid
ooze
ooze leather
oozier
ooziest
oozily
ooziness
oozy

WORDS THAT END LIKE OOTHECAE

bibliothecae
cloacae
furcae
linguae francae
loricae
Muscae
plicae
rhamphothecae
rhinothecae
spermatothecae
spicae
the Parcae
vesicae

Synonyms and antonyms of oothecae in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oothecae» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OOTHECAE

Find out the translation of oothecae to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oothecae from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oothecae» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

oothecae
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ootecas
570 millions of speakers

English

oothecae
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oothecae
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

oothecae
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

oothecae
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ootecas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

oothecae
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oothèques
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oothecae
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ootheken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

oothecae
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

oothecae
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oothecae
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oothecae
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

oothecae
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

औशोका
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oothecae
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ooteche
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oothecae
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

oothecae
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oothecae
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oothecae
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oothecae
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oothecae
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oothecae
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oothecae

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OOTHECAE»

The term «oothecae» is barely ever used and occupies the 194.473 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OOTHECAE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oothecae

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OOTHECAE»

Discover the use of oothecae in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oothecae and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cockroaches: Ecology, Behavior, and Natural History
In the latter, wood and saliva are used to pack oothecae into slits carved in the ceilings of their wood galleries; the keels of the oothecae are left uncovered ( Nalepa, 1988a). Concealment behavior may vary among closely related cockroach ...
William J. Bell, Louis M. Roth, Christine A. Nalepa, 2007
2
Evolution of the Insects
It is produced by all mantises, most roaches (except species that are viviparous or ovoviviparous), and the most primitive termite, Mastotermes darwiniensis, though it is extremely vestigial in this termite. Oothecae clearly function to protect the ...
David Grimaldi, Michael S. Engel, 2005
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The Evolution of Social Behaviour in Insects and Arachnids
Fungi may be important sources of mortality in a damp environment such as the wood galleries ofCryp- tocercus, but oothecae of this cockroach contain no calcium oxalate (Roth 1968a). C. punctulatus, however, embeds its oothecae in the ...
Jae C. Choe, Bernard J. Crespi, 1997
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Understanding and Controlling the German Cockroach
1989) although, at relatively high temperatures (27-32°C, 80.6-89.6°F), oothecae developed in about 8 days (Roth and Willis 1952). Roth and Stay (1962) reported that virgin females either dropped oothecae prematurely or increased the time ...
Riverside Michael K. Rust Professor of Entomology University of California, Inc. John M. Owens Research Entomologist S.C. Johnson and Sons, Racine Wisconsin, Riverside Donald A. Reierson Research Entomologist University of California, 1994
5
Cymatium Muricinum and Other Ranellid Gastropods: Major ...
Ranellids deposit their eggs in proteinaceous capsules (oothecae) as do other advanced mesogastropods and neogastropods (Webber 1977). The oothecae are relatively thin-walled compared to those of neogastropods and a pre-formed exit ...
Hugh Govan, 1995
6
The Physiology of Insecta
Calcium oxalate occurs in the oothecae of many, but not all, species of cockroach (Brunet, 1952; Clark, 1958; Ito, 1924; Roth, 1968; Stay et al., 1960). Oothecae of Periplaneta americana contain 6.5% calcium (the only major cation present), ...
Morris Rockstein, 2012
7
The Other Insect Societies
Both sexes are a khaki color that matches the tree bark they frequent, where the flightless females deposit an average of five equally cryptic oothecae per year, each containing up to about 200 eggs (Ene 1964). As we have seen for T. maurus, ...
James T. Costa, 2006
8
The Praying Mantids
The tegmina have a pter- ostigma that is generally very apparent, The oothecae of Mantodea have a foamy outer layer of varying thickness, which hardens shortly after laying, while the oothecae of Blattodea have no foamy layer and may be ...
Frederick R. Prete, 1999
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New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Oothecae Oothecae are tanned capsules produced by female cockroaches to protect a cluster of eggs. In some species (e.g., Blattella germánica and Bla- berus craniifer), oothecae are carried by the female until the young are about to emerge ...
10
Invertebrate Tissue Culture Methods
Collect oothecae. Sterilization 2. Surface sterilize the oothecae by submersion in 70% ethanol for 5 min. 3. Rinse the oothecae with sterile distilled water. 4. Place the oothecae in physiological solution on a Maximov slide. 1. Cut the oothecae ...
Jun Mitsuhashi, 2002

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OOTHECAE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oothecae is used in the context of the following news items.
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10 Interesting Tidbits and Little Known Facts About Cockroaches
Cockroaches Are Good Mothers–A mother cockroach protects and incubates her eggs in capsules or sacs referred to as oothecae, along with a ... «Guardian Liberty Voice, Jul 15»
2
5 Eye Opening Facts About Cockroaches
A mother cockroach will incubate her eggs in sacs or capsules called oothecae and protect them by sheathing them within a thick protective ... «Care2.com, Mar 15»
3
[Annual Cockroach Issue] The Ugly American
Oothecae contain enough water for the eggs to complete embryo ... she lives much longer and produces more oothecae and potential offspring ... «PCT Magazine, Jul 14»
4
Cockroaches: Lubbock experts talk why they're here, how to kill them
Roaches lay egg cases called oothecae with dozens of eggs in each case. Understandably, they find a safe environment for their young ... «LubbockOnline.com, May 14»
5
Wanted Dead or Alive (No, Just Dead)
As for Ms. Todd, she is keeping an eye on Charlotte's oothecae. “My golden lady of the garden has passed on,” she said. “But I look forward to ... «New York Times, Nov 13»
6
[University Research] Bed Bug 'Bug Bombs' Busted!
Furthermore, German cockroaches prematurely released their oothecae (egg cases), resulting in an increase in newly hatched nymphs in ... «PCT Magazine, Oct 12»

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