gametogeny

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • gametogeny — gam·etog·e·ny .gam ə täj ə nē n, pl nies GAMETOGENESIS …   Medical dictionary

  • gametogeny — n. creation of reproductive cells (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gametogeny — gam·e·tog·e·ny …   English syllables

  • gametogeny — noun see gametogenesis …   Useful english dictionary

  • gametogenesis — n [Gr. gamete, wife; genesis, beginning] Gamete formation by which oogonia become ova and spermatogonia become sperm; gametogeny; gonogenesis; see oogenesis; spermatogenesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • gametogenesis — [gəˌmi:tə(ʊ) dʒɛnɪsɪs] noun Biology the process in which cells undergo meiosis to form gametes. Derivatives gametogenic adjective gametogeny noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • gametogenesis — [gə mēt΄ō jen′ə sis] n. the entire process of consecutive cell divisions and differentiation by which mature eggs or sperm are developed gametogenic [gə mēt΄ōjen′ik] adj. gametogenous [gam΄ə täj′ə nəs] gametogeny [gam΄ə täj′ənē] n …   English World dictionary

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