noun Cell Biology.
an asexual reproductive cell, as a spore, that forms a new organism without fusion with another cell.
Origin of agamete
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a reproductive cell, such as the merozoite of some protozoans, that develops into a new form without fertilization
Word Origin for agamete
C19: from Greek agametos unmarried; see a- 1, gamete
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