isogamous

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adjective isog·a·mous \ī-ˈsä-gə-məs\

Definition of isogamous

  1. :  having or involving isogametes — compare heterogamous

isogamy

play \ī-ˈsä-gə-mē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of isogamous

probably from New Latin *isogamus, from is- + -gamus -gamous


First Known Use: 1887


Medical Dictionary

isogamous

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adjective isog·a·mous \ī-ˈsäg-ə-məs\

Medical Definition of isogamous

  1. :  having or involving isogametes—compare anisogamous, heterogamous

isogamy

\-mē\play noun plural

isogamies


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