heterogamete definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two conjugating gametes that differ in framework or behavior, including the tiny motile male spermatozoon and the bigger nonmotile female ovum. Also referred to as anisogamete.
    • Either of a set of conjugating gametes that vary in construction or behaviour, for instance the spermatazoon and also the ovum

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