heterogametic

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adjective het·ero·ga·met·ic \ˌhe-tə-rō-gə-ˈme-tik\

Definition of heterogametic

  1. :  forming two kinds of gametes of which one produces male offspring and the other female offspring the human male is heterogametic

heterogamety

play \ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈga-mə-tē\ noun

1910

First Known Use of heterogametic

1910


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heterogametic

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adjective het·ero·ga·met·ic \-gə-ˈmet-ik, -ˈmēt-\

Medical Definition of heterogametic

  1. :  forming two kinds of gametes of which one determines offspring of one sex and the other determines offspring of the opposite sex the human male is heterogametic

heterogamety

\-ˈgam-ət-ē\play noun plural

heterogameties


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