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.

Nearby words

  1. anisocoria,
  2. anisocytosis,
  3. anisodactyl,
  4. anisodactylous,
  5. anisodactyly,
  6. anisogamous,
  7. anisogamy,
  8. anisognathous,
  9. anisokaryosis,
  10. anisole

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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