heterogamous

adjective het·er·og·a·mous \ ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-gə-məs \

Definition of heterogamous

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

First Known Use of heterogamous

1895

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heterogamous

adjective het·er·og·a·mous \ ˌhet-ə-ˈräg-ə-məs \

medical Definition of heterogamous

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

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