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gametogenesis

 [gam″ĕ-to-jen´ĕ-sis]
the development of the male and female sex cells (gametes). adj., adj gametogen´ic.

gam·e·to·gen·e·sis

(gam'ĕ-tō-jen'ĕ-sis),
The process of formation and development of gametes.
[gameto- + G. genesis, production]

gametogenesis

/gam·e·to·gen·e·sis/ (gah-me″to-jen´ĕ-sis) the development of the male and female sex cells, or gametes.gametogen´ic

gametogenesis

(gə-mē′tə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation or production of gametes.

ga·me′to·gen′ic, gam′e·tog′e·nous (găm′ĭ-tŏj′ə-nəs) adj.

gametogenesis

[gam′itōjen′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, gamete + genein, to produce
the origin and maturation of gametes, which occurs through meiosis. See also oogenesis, spermatogenesis. gametogenic, gametogenous, adj.

gam·e·to·gen·e·sis

(gam'ĕ-tō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The process of formation and development of gametes.
[gameto- + G. genesis, production]

gametogenesis

The production of gametes. See GAMETE.
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Fig. 168 Gamotogenesis . In plants.
Gametogenesisclick for a larger image
Fig. 167 Gametogenesis . In animals.

gametogenesis

the process in which haploid GAMETES are produced from diploid cells by meiotic division (MEIOSIS). See Fig. 167 for animal cells and Fig. 168 for plant cells.

gametogenesis

the development of the male and female sex cells (gametes).