adjective Date: 1910 forming gametes which all have the same type of sex chromosome

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  • homogametic — HOMOGAMÉTIC, Ă adj. (despre sex) care dă naştere la homogameţi. (< fr. homogamétique) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • homogametic — Producing only one type of gamete with respect to sex chromosomes; in humans and most animals, the female is h.. SYN: monogametic. [homo + G. gametikos, connubial] * * * ho·mo·ga·met·ic gə met ik, mēt adj forming gametes that all have the same… …   Medical dictionary

  • homogametic — adj. describing the sex that produces only one kind of gamete, which carries the same sex chromosome, and that therefore does not determine the sex of the offspring. In humans women are the homogametic sex: each egg cell carries an X chromosome.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • homogametic — Producing similar gametes with regard to the sex chromosomes. In mammals, the female is homogametic (XX), and the male is heterogametic (XY) …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • homogametic — adj. [Gr. homos, same; gamete, wife] Pertaining to sexual form that gives rise to the same type of sexual gamete in meiosis; in xx xy and xx xo systems usually found in the female; see heterogametic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • homogametic — /hoh moh geuh met ik, hom oh /, adj. Genetics. producing only one type of gamete with respect to sex chromosomes. Cf. heterogametic. [1905 10; HOMO + GAMETIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • homogametic — adjective That produces, or contains only one type of sex chromosome Ant: heterogametic …   Wiktionary

  • homogametic — adj. producing only one kind of gamete (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homogametic — [ˌhɒmə(ʊ)gə mɛtɪk, mi:tɪk, ˌhəʊm ] adjective Biology denoting the sex which has sex chromosomes that do not differ in morphology, e.g. (in mammals) the female and (in birds) the male …   English new terms dictionary

  • homogametic — homo·gametic …   English syllables

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