heterogametic

adjective
het·​ero·​ga·​met·​ic | \ ˌhe-tə-rō-gə-ˈme-tik How to pronounce heterogametic (audio) \

Definition of heterogametic

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

Other Words from heterogametic

heterogamety \ ˌhe-​tə-​rō-​ˈga-​mə-​tē How to pronounce heterogamety (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of heterogametic

1910, in the meaning defined above

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heterogametic

adjective
het·​ero·​ga·​met·​ic | \ -gə-ˈmet-ik How to pronounce heterogametic (audio) , -ˈmēt- How to pronounce heterogametic (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterogametic

: 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

Other Words from heterogametic

heterogamety \ -​ˈgam-​ət-​ē How to pronounce heterogamety (audio) \ noun, plural heterogameties

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