het·ero·ga·mete .het-ə-rō-gə-'mēt, -'gam-.ēt n either of a pair of gametes that differ in form, size, or behavior and occur typically as large nonmotile female gametes and small motile sperms

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het·ero·gam·ete (het″ər-o-gamґēt) a gamete of different size and structure from the one with which it unites.

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  • heterogamete — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1897 either of a pair of dissimilar and usually oogamous gametes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heterogamete — see anisogametes …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • heterogamete — /het euhr euh gam eet, euh roh geuh meet /, n. Cell Biol. either of a pair of conjugating gametes differing in form, size, structure, or sex. Cf. isogamete. [1895 1900; HETERO + GAMETE] * * * …   Universalium

  • heterogamete — noun Either of a pair of conjugating gametes that differ in structure or behaviour, such as the spermatazoon and the ovum Syn: anisogamete …   Wiktionary

  • heterogamete — n. either of a pair of uniting gametes which differ in character or form (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heterogamete — het·ero·gamete …   English syllables

  • heterogamete — het•er•o•gam•ete [[t]ˌhɛt ər əˈgæm it, ə roʊ gəˈmit[/t]] n. cbl either of a pair of conjugating gametes differing in form, size, structure, or sex • Etymology: 1895–1900 het er•o•ga•met′ic ˈmɛt ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

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