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anisogamous

[an-ahy-sog-uh-muh s] /ˌæn aɪˈsɒg ə məs/
adjective, Biology
1.
reproducing by the fusion of dissimilar gametes or individuals, usually differing in size.
Also, anisogamic
[an-ahy-suh-gam-ik, an-ahy-] /ænˌaɪ səˈgæm ɪk, ˌæn aɪ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; aniso- + -gamous
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