heterogametic

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

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 \ noun

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1910, in the meaning defined above

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heterogametic

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

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 \ noun plural heterogameties

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