oogamous


oog·a·mous

adjective \ō-ˈä-gə-məs\

Definition of OOGAMOUS

:  having or involving a small motile male gamete and a large immobile female gamete
oog·a·my \-mē\ noun

First Known Use of OOGAMOUS

1888

oog·a·mous

adjective \ō-ˈäg-ə-məs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OOGAMOUS

1
: characterized by fusion of a small actively motile male gamete and a large immobile female gamete
2
: having oogamous reproduction
oog·a·my \-mē\ noun, plural oog·a·mies

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