[ hoh-moh-guh-met-ik, hom-oh- ]
/ ˌhoʊ moʊ gəˈmɛt ɪk, ˌhɒm oʊ- /
producing only one type of gamete with respect to sex chromosomes.
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Words nearby homogametic
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British Dictionary definitions for homogametic
/ (ˌhəʊməɡəˈmɛtɪk) /
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
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Medical definitions for homogametic
[ hō′mō-gə-mĕt′ĭk ]
Producing gametes containing only one type of sex chromosome.
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