homogametic

adjective
ho·​mo·​ga·​met·​ic | \ ˌhō-mō-gə-ˈme-tik How to pronounce homogametic (audio) , ˌhä- \

Definition of homogametic

: forming gametes which all have the same type of sex chromosome

First Known Use of homogametic

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Homogametic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homogametic. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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homogametic

adjective
ho·​mo·​ga·​met·​ic | \ -gə-ˈmet-ik How to pronounce homogametic (audio) , -ˈmēt- How to pronounce homogametic (audio) \

Medical Definition of homogametic

: forming gametes that all have the same type of sex chromosome

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