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]
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A comparison of pollen wall development in normal and gametocide treated plants of Triticum aestivum.
During his 2 yr in this position, he obtained a patent on the use of FW450 as a male gametocide for production of hybrid sugarbeet.
In the past, successful hybridization in buffelgrass has been accomplished by hand emasculation or with a gametocide prior to pollination.
During 2 years in Fort Collins, he obtained a patent on the use of FW450 as a male gametocide for production of hybrid sugarbeet.