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microgamete

[mahy-kroh-gam-eet, -guh-meet] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˈgæm it, -gəˈmit/
noun, Cell Biology
1.
(in heterogamous reproduction) the smaller and, usually, the male of two conjugating gametes.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; micro- + gamete
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microgamete

/ˌmaɪkrəʊˈɡæmiːt/
noun
1.
the smaller and apparently male of two gametes in conjugating protozoans Compare macrogamete
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microgamete in Medicine

microgamete mi·cro·gam·ete (mī'krō-gām'ēt', -gə-mēt')
n.
The smaller of a pair of conjugating gametes, usually the male, in a heterogamous organism.

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microgamete
  (mī'krō-gām'ēt', -gə-mēt')   
The smaller of a pair of conjugating gametes, usually the male, in an organism that reproduces by heterogamy.
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