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planogamete

[ plan-oh-gam-eet, plan-uh-guh-meet ]
/ ˌplæn oʊˈgæm it, ˈplæn ə gəˌmit /
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noun Biology.
a motile gamete.
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Origin of planogamete

First recorded in 1885–90; plano-2 + gamete
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British Dictionary definitions for planogamete

planogamete
/ (ˈplænəɡəˌmiːt) /

noun
a motile gamete, such as a spermatozoon

Word Origin for planogamete

C19: from Greek planos wandering (see planet) + gamete
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