conjugant

noun

con·​ju·​gant ˈkän-ji-gənt How to pronounce conjugant (audio)
: either of a pair of conjugating gametes or organisms

Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of conjugant was in 1910

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Cite this Entry

“Conjugant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conjugant. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

conjugant

noun
con·​ju·​gant ˈkän-ji-gənt How to pronounce conjugant (audio)
: either of a pair of conjugating gametes or organisms
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