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isogamete

Pronunciation: i'so-gam'et

Definition:

  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.

[iso- + G. gametes or gamete, husband or wife]

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