generative cell

noun

: a sexual reproductive cell : gamete

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of generative cell was in 1868

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“Generative cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/generative%20cell. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

generative cell

noun
: a sexual reproductive cell : gamete
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