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oogamous

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adjective oog·a·mous \ō-ˈä-gə-məs\

Definition of oogamous

  1. :  having or involving a small motile male gamete and a large immobile female gamete

oogamy

play \-mē\ noun


1888

First Known Use of oogamous

1888


Medical Dictionary

oogamous

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adjective oog·a·mous \ō-ˈäg-ə-məs\

Medical Definition of oogamous

  1. 1:  characterized by fusion of a small actively motile male gamete and a large immobile female gamete

  2. 2:  having oogamous reproduction

oogamy

\-mē\play noun plural

oogamies




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