aplanogamete

[ ey-plan-uh-guh-meet, ey-plan-uh-guh-meet, ey-plan-uh-gam-eet ]
/ eɪˈplæn ə gəˌmit, eɪˌplæn ə gəˈmit, ˌeɪ plæn əˈgæm it /

noun Cell Biology.

a nonmotile gamete.

Nearby words

  1. aplacental,
  2. aplacophoran,
  3. aplanatic,
  4. aplanatic lens,
  5. aplanetic,
  6. aplanospore,
  7. aplasia,
  8. aplasia axialis extracorticalis,
  9. aplasia cutis congenita,
  10. aplastic

Origin of aplanogamete

1885–90; < Greek aplan(ḗs) unmoving (see a-6, planet) + -o- + gamete

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