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From the very beginning.
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- ‘Neither the somatic nor the psychobehavioral sexual characters, then, were laid down irreversibly ab ovo.’
- ‘And he was, Samuel, a great hope, a great man ab ovo, his father in miniature.’
Latin, literally ‘from the egg’.
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