[ meg-uh-guh-meet, -gam-eet ]
/ ˌmɛg ə gəˈmit, -ˈgæm it /
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noun Cell Biology.
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Example sentences from the Web for megagamete
Each female gametocyte gives rise to only a single female element (megagamete), after a process of nuclear purification.
British Dictionary definitions for megagamete
/ (ˌmɛɡəˈɡæmiːt) /
another name for macrogamete
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Medical definitions for megagamete
[ mĕg′ə-găm′ēt′, -gə-mēt′ ]
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