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progamete

[proh-gam-eet, proh-guh-meet] /proʊˈgæm it, ˌproʊ gəˈmit/
noun, Biology
1.
a cell that is the precursor of one ovum or many spermatozoa; a spermatocyte or oocyte.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; pro-2 + gamete
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