adjective see gametogenesis

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  • gametogenous — See gametogenic. * * * …   Universalium

  • gametogenous — adj. pertaining to the creation of reproductive cells (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gametogenous — gam·e·tog·e·nous …   English syllables

  • gametogenous — adjective see gametogenesis …   Useful english dictionary

  • gametogenesis — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1900 the production of gametes • gametogenic or gametogenous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • paraphysis — noun (plural paraphyses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, sucker, offshoot, from paraphyein to produce at the side, from para + phyein to bring forth more at be Date: 1857 one of the slender sterile filaments borne among the sporogenous or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gametogenesis — is a process by which diploid or haploid precursor cells undergo cell division and differentiation to form mature haploid gametes. Depending on the biological life cycle of the organism, gametogenesis occurs by meiotic division of diploid… …   Wikipedia

  • gametogenesis — gametogenic, gametogenous /gam i toj euh neuhs/, adj. /geuh mee teuh jen euh sis, gam i /, n. Biol. the development of gametes. [1895 1900; GAMETO + GENESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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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