agamete


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a·ga·mete

(ā-gam'ēt, ag'a-mēt),
A protozoan organism produced by asexual multiple fission.
See also: schizogony.
[G. a- priv. + gametēs, husband]
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agamete

(ā-găm′ēt′, ā′gə-mēt′)
n.
An asexual reproductive cell, such as a spore.
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a·ga·mete

(ā'gam'ēt)
A cell produced by asexual reproduction (fission).
[G. a- priv. + gametēs, husband]
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The vermiform embryo of Dicyema apalachiensis consists of 14 peripheral cells and one axial cell, which contains one or two agametes. The peripheral cells of the head region are composed of four propolar cells, four metapolar cells, and two parapolar cells.