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gametogenesis

[guh-mee-tuh-jen-uh-sis, gam-i-] /gəˌmi təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌgæm ɪ-/
noun, Biology
1.
the development of gametes.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; gameto- + -genesis
Related forms
gametogenic, gametogenous
[gam-i-toj-uh-nuh s] /ˌgæm ɪˈtɒdʒ ə nəs/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gametogenesis

gametogenesis

/ˌɡæmɪtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the formation and maturation of gametes See also spermatogenesis, oogenesis
Derived Forms
gametogenic, gametogenous, adjective
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gametogenesis in Medicine

gametogenesis ga·me·to·gen·e·sis (gə-mē'tə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation and the development of gametes.


ga·me'to·gen'ic or gam'e·tog'e·nous (gām'ĭ-tŏj'ə-nəs) adj.
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gametogenesis in Science
gametogenesis
  (gə-mē'tə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)   
The formation or production of gametes. In most multicellular organisms, gametogenesis takes place by meiosis.
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