microgamete

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

Definition of microgamete

: the smaller and usually male gamete of a heterogamous organism

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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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