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-gamous

adjective combining form

Definition of -gamous

  1. 1 :  characterized by having or practicing (such) a marriage or (so many) marriages <exogamous>

  2. 2 :  -gamic <heterogamous>



Origin of -gamous

Greek -gamos, from gamos marriage, from gamein to marry


Medical Dictionary

-gamous

adjective combining form -g·a·mous \gə-məs\

Medical Definition of -gamous

  1. 1:  characterized by having or practicing (such) a marriage or (such or so many) marriages <monogamous>

  2. 2:  having (such) gametes or reproductive organs or (such) a mode of fertilization <heterogamous>




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