gametogenesis

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noun ga·me·to·gen·e·sis \gə-ˌmē-tə-ˈje-nə-səs, ˌga-mə-tə-\

Definition of gametogenesis

  1. :  the production of gametes

gametogenic

play \gə-ˌmē-tə-ˈje-nik, ˌga-mə-tə-\ or

gametogenous

play \ˌga-mə-ˈtä-jə-nəs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of gametogenesis

gameto- + genesis


First Known Use: 1887


Medical Dictionary

gametogenesis

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noun ga·me·to·gen·e·sis \ˌgam-ə-tə-ˈjen-ə-səs, gə-ˌmēt-ə-\

Medical Definition of gametogenesis

plural

gametogeneses

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  1. :  the production of gametes

gametogenous

\ˌgam-ə-ˈtäj-ə-nəs\play adjective

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