Definition of ooecium in English:

ooecium

(also oecium)

noun

Zoology
  • The ovicell of certain bryozoans.

Origin

Late 19th century. From oo- + ancient Greek οἰκίον house from οἶκος house + -ιον, diminutive suffix.

Pronunciation

ooecium

/əʊˈiːsɪəm/