- producing only one type of gamete with respect to sex chromosomes.
Origin of homogametic
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- genetics denoting the sex that possesses two similar sex chromosomes. In humans and many other mammals it is the female sex, possessing two X-chromosomesCompare heterogametic
- Producing gametes containing only one type of sex chromosome.
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