microgamete

noun
mi·cro·ga·mete | \-ˈga-ˌmēt also -gə-ˈmēt \

Definition of microgamete 

: the smaller and usually male gamete of a heterogamous organism

First Known Use of microgamete

1888, in the meaning defined above

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microgamete

noun
mi·cro·ga·mete | \-ˈgam-ˌēt, -gə-ˈmēt \

Medical Definition of microgamete 

: the smaller and usually male gamete of an organism producing two types of gametes — compare macrogamete

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