isogamous

adjective
isog·​a·​mous | \ ī-ˈsä-gə-məs How to pronounce isogamous (audio) \

Definition of isogamous

: having or involving isogametes — compare heterogamous

Other Words from isogamous

isogamy \ ī-​ˈsä-​gə-​mē How to pronounce isogamy (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of isogamous

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for isogamous

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

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The first known use of isogamous was in 1887

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“Isogamous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isogamous. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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isogamous

adjective
isog·​a·​mous | \ ī-ˈsäg-ə-məs How to pronounce isogamous (audio) \

Medical Definition of isogamous

: having or involving isogametes — compare anisogamous, heterogamous

Other Words from isogamous

isogamy \ -​mē How to pronounce isogamy (audio) \ noun, plural isogamies

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