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

oogamy

play \ō-ˈä-gə-mē\ noun

First Known Use of oogamous

1888

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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

oogamy

play \-mē\ noun, plural oogamies

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