macrogamete


mac·ro·ga·mete

noun \ˌma-krō-ˈga-ˌmēt also -gə-ˈmēt\

Definition of MACROGAMETE

:  the larger and usually female gamete of a heterogamous organism

Origin of MACROGAMETE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1899

mac·ro·ga·mete

noun \ˌmak-rō-gə-ˈmēt, -ˈgam-ˌēt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MACROGAMETE

: the larger and usually female gamete of a heterogamous organism—compare microgamete

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