macro-gamete

macrogamete

[mak-roh-gam-eet, -guh-meet]
noun Cell Biology.
(in heterogamous reproduction) the larger and usually female of a pair of conjugating gametes.

Origin:
1895–1900; macro- + gamete

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macrogamete or megagamete (ˌmækrəʊˈɡæmiːt, ˌmɛɡəˈɡæmiːt)
 
n
Compare microgamete the larger and apparently female of two gametes in conjugating protozoans
 
megagamete or megagamete
 
n

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macrogamete mac·ro·ga·mete (māk'rō-gām'ēt, -gə-mēt')
n.
The larger of a pair of conjugating gametes, usually the female, in an organism that reproduces by heterogamy. Also called megagamete.

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macrogamete   (māk'rō-gām'ēt, -gə-mēt')  Pronunciation Key 
The larger of a pair of conjugating gametes, usually the female, in an organism that reproduces by heterogamy.
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