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gametogony

 [gam″ĕ-tog´o-ne]
1. the development of merozoites into male and female gametes, which later fuse to form a zygote.
2. reproduction by means of gametes.

gam·e·tog·o·ny

(gam'ĕ-tog'ō-nē),
A stage in the sexual cycle of sporozoans in which gametes are formed, often by schizogony.
Synonym(s): gametogonia, gamogony
[gameto- + G. gonē, a begetting]

gametogony

/gam·e·tog·o·ny/ (gam″ĭ-tog´ah-ne)
1. the development of merozoites of malarial plasmodia and other sporozoa into male and female gametes, which later fuse to form a zygote.
2. reproduction by means of gametes.

gametogony

1. the development of merozoites into male and female gametes, which later fuse to form a zygote.
2. reproduction by means of gametes.
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Based on the observation of the development of the gonad cavity and the appearance of distinguishable gametogonia, it could be proposed that sexual development of cultured Haliotis midae begins at the age of 12 mo (SL, 30.
In 18-too-old animals, the gonad cavity was filled with gametogonia, and sexual differentiation between males and females was possible.
Gametogonia could be identified at 18 mo of age (SL, 41.