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sex cell

noun
1.
a spermatozoon or an ovum; gamete.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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sex cells in Medicine

sex cell n.
See germ cell.

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sex cells in Science
sex cell  
See gamete.
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sex cells in Culture

sex cells definition


The sperm and egg of living things. Sex cells have only half the number of chromosomes that other cells (body cells) have. (See meiosis.)

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