homogametic

adjective

ho·​mo·​ga·​met·​ic ˌhō-mō-gə-ˈme-tik How to pronounce homogametic (audio)
ˌhä-
: forming gametes which all have the same type of sex chromosome

Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of homogametic was in 1910

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“Homogametic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homogametic. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

homogametic

adjective

ho·​mo·​ga·​met·​ic -gə-ˈmet-ik How to pronounce homogametic (audio) -ˈmēt- How to pronounce homogametic (audio)
: forming gametes that all have the same type of sex chromosome
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