[ gam-ik ]
/ ˈgæm ɪk /
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Origin of gamic
1855–60; < Greek gamikós bridal of marriage, equivalent to gám(os) marriage, wedding + -ikos -ic
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Examples from the Web for gamic
Gamic, gam′ik, adj. having a sexual character, of an ovum—opp.
British Dictionary definitions for gamic
/ (ˈɡæmɪk) /
(esp of reproduction) requiring the fusion of gametes; sexual
Word Origin for gamic
C19: from Greek gamikos of marriage; see gamete
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