heterogamous

adjective
het·​er·​og·​a·​mous | \ ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-gə-məs How to pronounce heterogamous (audio) \

Definition of heterogamous

: having or marked by fusion of unlike gametes — compare anisogamous, isogamous

First Known Use of heterogamous

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Heterogamous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterogamous. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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heterogamous

adjective
het·​er·​og·​a·​mous | \ ˌhet-ə-ˈräg-ə-məs How to pronounce heterogamous (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterogamous

: having or characterized by fusion of unlike gametes — compare anisogamous, isogamous

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