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gametocyte

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noun ga·me·to·cyte \gə-ˈmē-tə-ˌsīt\

Definition of gametocyte

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



Origin and Etymology of gametocyte

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1899


Medical Dictionary

gametocyte

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noun ga·me·to·cyte \gə-ˈmēt-ə-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of gametocyte

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




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