gametogenic

gametogenesis

[guh-mee-tuh-jen-uh-sis, gam-i-]
noun Biology.
the development of gametes.

Origin:
1895–1900; gameto- + -genesis

gametogenic, gametogenous [gam-i-toj-uh-nuhs] , adjective
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gametogenesis or gametogeny (ˌɡæmɪtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs, ˌɡæmɪˈtɒdʒɪnɪ)
 
n
spermatogenesis See also oogenesis the formation and maturation of gametes
 
gametogeny or gametogeny
 
n
 
gameto'genic or gametogeny
 
adj
 
game'togenous or gametogeny
 
adj

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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   (gə-mē'tə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
The formation or production of gametes. In most multicellular organisms, gametogenesis takes place by meiosis.
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