gametocyte
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1899 a cell (as of a protozoan causing malaria) that divides to produce gametes

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  • gametocyte — n. (Biol.) An immature animal or plant cell that develops into a gamete by meiosis. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gametocyte — gametocyte. См. гаметоцит. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • gamétocyte — ● gamétocyte nom masculin Cellule germinale produisant, par le processus de la gamétogenèse, un gamète fécondant, ovule ou spermatozoïde. (Chez les organismes supérieurs, les gamétocytes passent, chez la femelle, par les stades ovogonie, ovocyte… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gametocyte — [gə mēt′ə sīt΄] n. a parent cell, which undergoes meiosis and produces gametes …   English World dictionary

  • Gametocyte — A gametocyte is a eukaryotic germ cell that divides by mitosis into other gametocytes or by meiosis into gametids during gametogenesis. Male gametocytes are called spermatocytes , and female gametocytes are called oocytes .The term gametocyte is… …   Wikipedia

  • gametocyte — gametocitas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Ląstelė, kuri diferencijuojasi į lytines ląsteles (gametas). atitikmenys: angl. gametocyte rus. гаметоцит …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • gametocyte — n. [Gr. gamete, wife; kytos, container] 1. A spermatocyte or oocyte. 2. Sexual stage of the malarial parasite in the blood which upon being taken into the mosquito host may produce gametes; see microgametocyte, macrogametocyte …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • gametocyte — /geuh mee teuh suyt , gam i /, n. Biol. a cell that produces gametes. [1895 1900; GAMETO + CYTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • gametocyte — noun A diploid germ cell that divides by meiosis into a gamete …   Wiktionary

  • gametocyte — A cell capable of dividing to produce gametes, e.g., a spermatocyte or oocyte. SYN: gamont. [gameto + G. kytos, cell] * * * ga·me·to·cyte gə mēt ə .sīt n a cell (as of a protozoan causing malaria) that divides to produce gametes * * * n. any of… …   Medical dictionary

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