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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

(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.

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.