gametocide


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gametocide

 [gam´ĕ-to-sīd″]
an agent that destroys gametes or gametocytes. adj., adj gametoci´dal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ga·me·to·cide

(gă-mē'tō-sīd),
An agent destructive of gametes, specifically the malarial gametocytes.
[gameto- + L. caedo, to kill]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ga·me·to·cide

(gă-mē'tō-sīd)
An agent destructive of gametes, specifically the malarial gametocytes.
[gameto- + L. caedo, to kill]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ga·me·to·cide

(gă-mē'tō-sīd)
Agent destructive of gametes.
[gameto- + L. caedo, to kill]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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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.