gametocide

gametocide

[guh-mee-tuh-sahyd, gam-i-]
noun
a substance that kills gametes or gametocytes.

Origin:
gameto- + -cide

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Main Entry:  gametocide
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the killing of gametes; an agent that kills gametes, gametocytes
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gametocide ga·me·to·cide (gə-mē'tə-sīd')
n.
An agent that is destructive to gametes or gametocytes, especially malarial gametocytes.

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