homo gametic


[hoh-moh-guh-met-ik, hom-oh-]
adjective Genetics.
producing only one type of gamete with respect to sex chromosomes.
Compare heterogametic.

1905–10; homo- + gametic

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homogametic (ˌhəʊməɡəˈmɛtɪk)
genetics Compare heterogametic denoting the sex that possesses two similar sex chromosomes. In humans and many other mammals it is the female sex, possessing two X-chromosomes

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homogametic ho·mog·a·met·ic (hō'mō-gə-mět'ĭk)
Producing gametes containing only one type of sex chromosome.

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