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Definition of the noun gamete

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noun - plural: gametes

  1. a mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes

Alternative definition of the noun gamete

noun

  1. [cytology] A reproductive cell (male (sperm) or female (egg)) that has only half the usual number of chromosomes.

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Google previewATHLETIC HANDBOOK FOR THE PHILIPPINE PUBLIC SCHOOLS (1911)

by ALBERT H. PUTNEY, ALICE M. FULLER, EDWIN BINGHAM COPELAND, HUGO H. MILLER, MARY HELEN FEE, Philippines. Bureau of Education, WILLIAM D. CARPENTER

The smaller, more active gamete is the spermatozoid ; the larger, usually passive gamete is the ovum. The product of fertilization is an egg. Reproduction which is not sexual is asexual, but this term is usually restricted to spore reproduction.

Google previewAn Elementary Text-book of Botany (1898)

by Sydney Howard Vines

In some cases there is a marked external difference ; for instance, in the Pteridophyta, Bryophyta, and many Algse, the female- gamete is a large motionless oosphere, whilst the male gamete is- a small actively-swimming spermatozoid.

Google previewStatistical Genomics (1997)

Linkage, Mapping, and QTL Analysis by Ben Hui Liu

The number of recombinant gametes produced by a heterozygous parent for a two-locus model is a binomial variable. If 9 is used to denote the probability that a gamete is a recombinant (this will be defined later as recombination fraction, see ...

Google previewA Student's Text-book of Botany (1896)

by Sydney Howard Vines

In some cases there is a marked external difference ; for instance, in the Pteridophyta, Bryophyta, and many Algae, the female gamete is a large motionless oosphere, whilst the male gamete is a small actively-swimming spermatozoid.

Google previewMale-mediated Developmental Toxicity (2007)

by Diana Anderson, Martin H. Brinkworth

coupled with the reports of mRNAs in the spermatozoa/pollen of other species including plants24,25 suggests that selective retention of mRNAs in the final mature gamete is a normal part and consequence of spermatogenesis. Possible ...

Google previewLife of the Past (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that reproduce sexually. In species that produce two morphologically distinct types of gametes, and in which each individual produces only one type, a female is any ...

Google previewBiology , Concepts and Conn. Media Update (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that reproduce sexually. In species that produce two morphologically distinct types of gametes, and in which each individual produces only one type, a female is any ...

Google previewBiology Volume II Plants and Animals (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that reproduce sexually. In species that produce two morphologically distinct types of gametes, and in which each individual produces only one type, a female is any ...

Google previewGenetics , From Genes to Genomes (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that reproduce sexually. In species that produce two morphologically distinct types of gametes, and in which each individual produces only one type, a female is any ...

Google previewBiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that reproduce sexually. In species that produce two morphologically distinct types of gametes, and in which each individual produces only one type, a female is any ...

Google previewBiology , Science for Life with Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that reproduce sexually. In species that produce two morphologically distinct types of ...

Google previewBiology, The Core (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that reproduce sexually. In species that produce two morphologically distinct types of gametes, and in which each individual produces only one type, a female is any ...

Google previewIntroduction to Biological Evolution (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A gamete is a cell that fuses with ...

Google previewWoman (1999)

An Intimate Geography by Natalie Angier

Let us consider the nature of the sex chromosomes, the X * This system of sex determination by the male gamete is a mammalian phenomenon. Among birds, the opposite method holds true: the female has two different sex chromosomes, ...

Google previewBiological Science (2016)

Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews

A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that reproduce sexually. In species that produce two morphologically distinct types of gametes, and in which each individual produces only one type, a female is any ...

Google previewCampbell Essential Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

and a reductive cell division, whereby the number of chromosomes in the daughter cells is reduced by half, to produce haploid gametes (meiosis). A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that reproduce ...

Google previewPhysiology of Behavior (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that sexually reproduce. In species that produce two morphologically distinct types of gametes, and in which each individual produces only one type, a female is any ...

Google previewUnderstanding Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that reproduce sexually. In species that produce two morphologically distinct types of gametes, and in which each individual produces only one type, a female is any ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

paludosa, gamete nuclei contain the 1C level of DNA and remain positioned within the G1 phase of the cell cycle throughout karyogamy, and zygotes pass through the S phase of the cell cycle only after male and female gamete ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

;mé'tosid/ [Gk, gamete; L, caedere, to kill], any agent that is destructive to gametes or gametocytes. The term most commonly refers to agents specific for gametocytes of the protozoan Plasmodium, which causes malaria.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

gamete. n. a mature sex cell: the *ovum of the female or the *spermatozoon of the male. Gametes are haploid...

gamete. intrafallopian. transfer. (GIFT) a procedure for assisting conception, suitable only for women with healthy Fallopian tubes.

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2011)

by DK

MORE FLESHY FURTHER 2nd male gamete...

to form gamete filSZS (outer layer Remains Remains of style endosperm nucleus with ovum to of pericarp) of style form ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

gamete /gamމƝt/>Gk, marriage partner], 1. a mature male or female germ cell ...

Google previewDictionary of Biology (2014)

by Bill Indge

gamete: a general name for a sex cell. Gametes are haploid cells that are formed by mriosis although, in plants and certain other organisms, there are ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Biology (2009)

by Robert Hine, Daintith

The male gamete is usually motile and smaller than the female gamete, which is usually non-motile, contains a food store, and is retained by the parent. The term is generally restricted to descriptions of plants, particularly those that produce ...

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Scrabble value of G2A1M3E1T1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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