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anisogamy

[an-ahy-sog-uh-mee] /ˌæn aɪˈsɒg ə mi/
noun, Biology
1.
the union of anisogametes.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; aniso- + -gamy
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British Dictionary definitions for anisogamy

anisogamy

/ˌænaɪˈsɒɡəmɪ/
noun
1.
a type of sexual reproduction in which the gametes are dissimilar, either in size alone or in size and form
Derived Forms
anisogamous, adjective
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anisogamy in Medicine

anisogamy an·i·sog·a·my (ān'ī-sŏg'ə-mē)
n.
A union between two gametes that differ in size or form.


an'i·so·gam'ic (-sə-gām'ĭk) adj.
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