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English words containing gamete:

Meanings of Agamete:

noun

A stage in the life cycle of a protozoan which functions as a non-sexual reproductive cell.

Meanings of Agametes:

noun

A stage in the life cycle of a protozoan which functions as a non-sexual reproductive cell.

Gamete

ˈɡæm.iːt

Meanings of Gamete:

noun

A mature haploid male or female germ cell which is able to unite with another of the opposite sex in sexual reproduction to form a zygote.

Usage examples:

Meiosis is the process by which diploid organisms produce haploid gametes capable of sexual reprodu…

Gametes

ˈɡæm.iːt

Meanings of Gametes:

noun

A mature haploid male or female germ cell which is able to unite with another of the opposite sex in sexual reproduction to form a zygote.

Usage examples:

Meiosis is the process by which diploid organisms produce haploid gametes capable of sexual reprodu…

Macrogamete

ˈmakrə(ʊ)ˌɡamiːt

Meanings of Macrogamete:

noun

(especially in protozoans) the larger of a pair of conjugating gametes, usually regarded as female.

Usage examples:

The sexual phase of the plasmodium life cycle is completed with the fertilization of a macrogamete …

Megagamete

ˌmɛɡəˈɡamiːt

Meanings of Megagamete:

noun

Another term for macrogamete.

Microgamete

ˈmʌɪkrəʊˌɡamiːt

Meanings of Microgamete:

noun

(especially in protozoans) the smaller of a pair of conjugating gametes, usually regarded as male.

Usage examples:

The sexual phase of the plasmodium life cycle is completed with the fertilization of a macrogamete …

Meanings of Oogamete:

noun

Either gamete in oogamous reproduction.

Meanings of Oogametes:

noun

Either gamete in oogamous reproduction.

Meanings of Planogamete:

noun

In algae and fungi: a motile gamete or conjugating cell.

Meanings of Zoogamete:

noun

(in algae and fungi) a motile gamete; = planogamete .

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