isogamete


iso·ga·mete

noun \ˌī-sō-ˈga-ˌmēt also -gə-ˈmēt\

Definition of ISOGAMETE

:  a gamete indistinguishable in form or size or behavior from another gamete with which it can unite to form a zygote
iso·ga·met·ic \-gə-ˈme-tik\ adjective

Origin of ISOGAMETE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1891

iso·ga·mete

noun \ˌī-sō-gə-ˈmēt, -ˈgam-ˌēt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ISOGAMETE

: a gamete indistinguishable in form, size, or behavior from another gamete with which it can unite to form a zygote
iso·ga·met·ic \-gə-ˈmet-ik\ adjective

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