[ ahy-sog-uh-muh s ]
/ aɪˈsɒg ə məs /
having two similar gametes in which no differentiation can be distinguished, or reproducing by the union of such gametes (opposed to heterogamous).
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Scientific definitions for isogamous
[ ī-sŏg′ə-mē ]
A reproductive system characterized by the fusion of gametes (called isogametes) that are not distinguished in size or structure. Isogamy is found in some algae and other protist groups. Compare heterogamy.
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