microgamete


mi·cro·ga·mete

noun \-ˈga-ˌmēt also -gə-ˈmēt\

Definition of MICROGAMETE

:  the smaller and usually male gamete of a heterogamous organism

Origin of MICROGAMETE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1888

mi·cro·ga·mete

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

Medical Definition of MICROGAMETE

: the smaller and usually male gamete of an organism producing two types of gametes—compare macrogamete

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