megagamete

megagamete

[meg-uh-guh-meet, -gam-eet]
noun Cell Biology.

Origin:
1890–95; mega- + 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

megagamete (ˌmɛɡəˈɡæmiːt)
 
n
another name for macrogamete

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megagamete meg·a·gam·ete (měg'ə-gām'ēt', -gə-mēt')
n.
See macrogamete.

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