gamic


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gam·ic

(gam'ik),
Relating to or derived from sexual union; usually used as a suffix.
[G. gamikos, pert. to marriage]

gamic

(găm′ĭk)
adj.
Requiring fertilization to reproduce; sexual.

gamic

adjective Referring to a gamete (ovum) that completes development only upon fertilisation.

gamic

(gam'ik) [Gr. gamein, to marry]
Sexual, esp. as applied to eggs that develop only after fertilization in contrast to those that develop without fertilization.
See: parthenogenesis
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It also serves as a call to "reconstruct" the nation (at least in its gamic form) so that it can achieve its ideal form.
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Logo no primeiro capitulo, Gamic Action, Four Moments, o livro ja mostra para o que veio.
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