[ proh-gam-eet, proh-guh-meet ]
/ proʊˈgæm it, ˌproʊ gəˈmit /
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a cell that is the precursor of one ovum or many spermatozoa; a spermatocyte or oocyte.
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The ocyte (progamete) gives rise by division to the ovum or true gamete, the nucleus of which is called the female pronucleus.