gametocide


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gametocide

 [gam´ĕ-to-sīd″]
an agent that destroys gametes or gametocytes. adj., adj gametoci´dal.

ga·me·to·cide

(gă-mē'tō-sīd),
An agent destructive of gametes, specifically the malarial gametocytes.
[gameto- + L. caedo, to kill]

gametocide

/ga·me·to·cide/ (gah-me´to-sīd″) an agent that destroys gametes or gametocytes.

gametocide

[gəmē′tōsīd]
Etymology: Gk, gamete + L, caedere, to kill
any agent that is destructive to gametes or gametocytes. The term is most often used to refer to agents specific for gametocytes of the protozoon Plasmodium, which causes malaria. gametocidal, adj.

ga·me·to·cide

(gă-mē'tō-sīd)
An agent destructive of gametes, specifically the malarial gametocytes.
[gameto- + L. caedo, to kill]

ga·me·to·cide

(gă-mē'tō-sīd)
Agent destructive of gametes.
[gameto- + L. caedo, to kill]