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anisogamous

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adjective an·isog·a·mous \ˌa-(ˌ)nī-ˈsä-gə-məs\

Definition of anisogamous

  1. :  characterized by fusion of heterogamous gametes or of individuals that usually differ chiefly in size <anisogamous reproduction>

anisogamy

play \-(ˌ)nī-ˈsä-gə-mē\ noun


1891

First Known Use of anisogamous

1891

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anisogamous

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adjective an·isog·a·mous \ˌan-(ˌ)ī-ˈsäg-ə-məs\

Medical Definition of anisogamous

  1. :  characterized by fusion of heterogamous gametes or of individuals that usually differ chiefly in size <anisogamous reproduction>

anisogamy

\-(ˌ)ī-ˈsäg-ə-mē\play noun plural

anisogamies



Variants of anisogamous

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anisogamic

\-ˌī-sə-ˈgam-ik\play

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