gametogenesis


ga·me·to·gen·e·sis

noun \gə-ˌmē-tə-ˈje-nə-səs, ˌga-mə-tə-\

Definition of GAMETOGENESIS

:  the production of gametes
ga·me·to·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\ or gam·etog·e·nous \ˌga-mə-ˈtä-jə-nəs\ adjective

Origin of GAMETOGENESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1900

ga·me·to·gen·e·sis

noun \ˌgam-ə-tə-ˈjen-ə-səs, gə-ˌmēt-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ga·me·to·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of GAMETOGENESIS

: the production of gametes
gam·etog·e·nous \ˌgam-ə-ˈtäj-ə-nəs\ adjective

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