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megagamete

[meg-uh-guh-meet, -gam-eet]
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noun Cell Biology.
  1. macrogamete.
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Origin of megagamete

First recorded in 1890–95; mega- + gamete
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Historical Examples

  • Each female gametocyte gives rise to only a single female element (megagamete), after a process of nuclear purification.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5

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British Dictionary definitions for megagamete

megagamete

noun
  1. another name for macrogamete
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megagamete in Medicine

megagamete

(mĕg′ə-gămēt′, -gə-mēt)
n.
  1. macrogamete