anisogamous


an·isog·a·mous

adjective \ˌa-(ˌ)nī-ˈsä-gə-məs\

Definition of ANISOGAMOUS

:  characterized by fusion of heterogamous gametes or of individuals that usually differ chiefly in size <anisogamous reproduction>
an·isog·a·my \-(ˌ)nī-ˈsä-gə-mē\ noun

First Known Use of ANISOGAMOUS

1891

Other Genetics Terms

chimera, hermaphrodite, plasticity

an·isog·a·mous

adjective \ˌan-(ˌ)ī-ˈsäg-ə-məs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANISOGAMOUS

: characterized by fusion of heterogamous gametes or of individuals that usually differ chiefly in size <anisogamous reproduction>
an·isog·a·my \-(ˌ)ī-ˈsäg-ə-mē\ noun, plural an·isog·a·mies

Variants of ANISOGAMOUS

an·isog·a·mous also an·iso·gam·ic \-ˌī-sə-ˈgam-ik\

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