anisogamete

[ an-ahy-soh-guh-meet, -gam-eet, an-ahy-soh-gam-eet ]
/ ænˌaɪ soʊ gəˈmit, -ˈgæm it, ˌæn aɪ soʊˈgæm it /

noun Biology.

either of a pair of unlike gametes, usually differing in size.

Origin of anisogamete

Related formsan·i·so·ga·met·ic [an-ahy-soh-guh-met-ik, an-ahy-] /ænˌaɪ soʊ gəˈmɛt ɪk, ˌæn aɪ-/, adjective
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