gametocyte

gametocyte

[guh-mee-tuh-sahyt, gam-i-]
noun Biology.
a cell that produces gametes.

Origin:
1895–1900; gameto- + -cyte

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gametocyte (ɡəˈmiːtəʊˌsaɪt)
 
n
oocyte See also spermatocyte an animal or plant cell that develops into gametes by meiosis

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gametocyte ga·me·to·cyte (gə-mē'tə-sīt')
n.
A cell from which gametes develop by meiotic division, especially a spermatocyte or an oocyte.

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gametocyte   (gə-mē'tə-sīt')  Pronunciation Key 
A cell from which gametes develop by meiosis. Oocytes and spermatocytes are gametocytes.
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