gametocyte


ga·me·to·cyte

noun \gə-ˈmē-tə-ˌsīt\

Definition of GAMETOCYTE

:  a cell (as of a protozoan causing malaria) that divides to produce gametes

Origin of GAMETOCYTE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1899

ga·me·to·cyte

noun \gə-ˈmēt-ə-ˌsīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GAMETOCYTE

: a cell (as of a protozoan causing malaria) that divides to produce gametes

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