anisogamous

adjective
an·​isog·​a·​mous | \ ˌa-(ˌ)nī-ˈsä-gə-məs How to pronounce anisogamous (audio) \

Definition of anisogamous

: characterized by fusion of heterogamous gametes or of individuals that usually differ chiefly in size anisogamous reproduction

Other Words from anisogamous

anisogamy \ ˌa-​(ˌ)nī-​ˈsä-​gə-​mē How to pronounce anisogamy (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of anisogamous

1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Anisogamous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anisogamous. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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anisogamous

adjective
an·​isog·​a·​mous | \ ˌan-(ˌ)ī-ˈsäg-ə-məs How to pronounce anisogamous (audio) \
variants: also anisogamic \ -​ˌī-​sə-​ˈgam-​ik How to pronounce anisogamic (audio) \

Medical Definition of anisogamous

: characterized by fusion of heterogamous gametes or of individuals that usually differ chiefly in size anisogamous reproduction

Other Words from anisogamous

anisogamy \ -​(ˌ)ī-​ˈsäg-​ə-​mē How to pronounce anisogamy (audio) \ noun, plural anisogamies

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