oogamete

oo·gamete

English syllables. 2014.

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  • oogamete — oogamous /oh og euh meuhs/, adj. oogamy, n. /oh euh gam eet, geuh meet /, n. Cell Biol. one of a pair of structurally dissimilar gametes, the female gamete being large and nonmotile and the male gamete being small and motile. [1890 95; OO +… …   Universalium

  • oogamete — o•o•gam•ete [[t]oʊ əˈgæm it, gəˈmit[/t]] n. cbl dvl one of a pair of structurally dissimilar gametes, the female gamete being large and nonmotile and the male gamete being small and motile • Etymology: 1890–95 o•og•a•mous oʊˈɒg ə məs adj.… …   From formal English to slang

  • oogamete —   n. female gamete.    ♦ oogenesis, n. egg formation.    ♦ oogamous, a. heterogamous …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • oogamete — |ōə+ noun Etymology: o + gamete : a female gamete; specifically : a relatively large nonmotile gamete containing reserve material for use by the developing zygote that results when a sperm fuses with such a gamete * * * oogamous /oh og euh meuhs/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • oogamet — OOGAMÉT s. m. gamet femel. (< fr. oogamète) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • oo- — aff. a combining form meaning “egg”: oogamete[/ex] • Etymology: < Gk ōio , comb. form of ōión egg I …   From formal English to slang

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