Definition of Isogamete

1. Noun. Either of a pair of conjugating gametes of the same size and structure.

Generic synonyms: Gamete



Definition of Isogamete

1. Noun. (biology) Either of a pair of conjugating gametes that are of the same size and structure ¹

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Definition of Isogamete

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Isogamete

1. 1. One of two or more similar cells that conjugate or fuse and subsequently divide, resulting in reproduction. 2. A gamete of the same size as the gamete with which it unites. Origin: iso-+ G. Gametes or gamete, husband or wife (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isogamete

isoflavone 7-O-glucoside-6''-malonate malonylesterase
isoflavone synthase
isoflavones
isoflavonoid
isoflavonoids
isoflorane
isofluorane
isofluorphate
isoflurane
isoflurophate
isoform
isoforms
isofrequency
isofuran
isofurans
isogamete (current term)
isogametes
isogametic
isogamic
isogamies
isogamous
isogeneic graft
isogenesis
isogenic
isogenic strain
isogenies
isogenous
isogenous nest

Literary usage of Isogamete

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1. Fundamentals of Botany by Charles Stuart Gager (1916)
"... into gametophyte and sporophyte stages) 4- 4- - Physiological Sporangium 4. 4 Zoos pore Physiological Gametangium J. 4- I Reduction isogamete ..."

2. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"isogamete (t' so gam' eet). One of two gametes of equal size which fuse in reproduction. Isogamy (i sog' a mi). Fusion of like gametes in reproduction. ..."

3. The Causes and Course of Organic Evolution: A Study of Bioenergics by John Muirhead Macfarlane (1918)
"... of isogamete cells. So the highly important distinction has to be drawn, that sexuality as compared with maleness or femaleness are distinct even though ..."

4. A Laboratory Manual of High School Botany by Frederic Edward Clements, Irving Samuel Cutter (1900)
"isogamete: Gr. to-os, isos, like, ya/xer^v, gametes, spouse, one of two similar reproductive cells, ..."

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