[ oh-uh-gam-eet, -guh-meet ]
/ oʊ əˈgæm it, -gəˈmit /
noun Cell Biology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM oogameteo·og·a·mous [oh-og-uh-muh s] /oʊˈɒg ə məs/, adjectiveo·og·a·my, noun
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Medical definitions for oogamous (1 of 2)
[ ō-ŏg′ə-məs ]
Characterized by or having small motile male gametes and large nonmotile female gametes.
Medical definitions for oogamous (2 of 2)
[ ō′ə-găm′ēt′, -gə-mēt′ ]
A female gamete, especially the larger of two gametes produced by an oogamous species.
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Scientific definitions for oogamous
[ ō-ŏg′ə-mē ]
A system of sexual reproduction in which one gamete (called the egg) is large and nonmotile, while the other (called the sperm) is small and motile. Oogamy is a type of heterogamy. Compare isogamy.
Other words from oogamyoogamous adjective
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