oogamous

adjective
oog·a·mous | \ ō-ˈä-gə-məs \

Definition of oogamous 

: having or involving a small motile male gamete and a large immobile female gamete

Other words from oogamous

oogamy \ō-ˈä-gə-mē \ noun

First Known Use of oogamous

1888, in the meaning defined above

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oogamous

adjective
oog·a·mous | \ ō-ˈäg-ə-məs \

Medical Definition of oogamous 

1 : characterized by fusion of a small actively motile male gamete and a large immobile female gamete

2 : having oogamous reproduction

Other words from oogamous

oogamy \-mē \ noun plural oogamies

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