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macrogamete

[mak-roh-gam-eet, -guh-meet] /ˌmæk roʊˈgæm it, -gəˈmit/
noun, Cell Biology
1.
(in heterogamous reproduction) the larger and usually female of a pair of conjugating gametes.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; macro- + gamete
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British Dictionary definitions for macrogamete

macrogamete

/ˌmækrəʊˈɡæmiːt/
noun
1.
the larger and apparently female of two gametes in conjugating protozoans Compare microgamete
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macrogamete in Medicine

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')   
The larger of a pair of conjugating gametes, usually the female, in an organism that reproduces by heterogamy.
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