isogamy


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isogamy

 [i-sog´ah-me]
reproduction resulting from union of two gametes identical in size and structure, as in protozoa. adj., adj isog´amous.

i·sog·a·my

(ī-sog'ă-mē),
Conjugation between two equal gametes or two individual cells alike in all respects.
[iso- + G. gamos, marriage]

isogamy

/isog·a·my/ (i-sog´ah-me) reproduction resulting from union of two gametes identical in size and structure, as in protozoa.isog´amous

isogamy

(ī-sŏg′ə-mē)
n.
Reproduction by the fusion or conjugation of isogametes, as in certain algae and fungi.

i·sog′a·mous adj.

isogamy

[īsog′əmē]
Etymology: Gk, isos + gamos, marriage
sexual reproduction in which there is fusion of gametes of the same size and structure, such as in certain algae, fungi, and protists. Compare anisogamy. isogamous, adj.

i·sog·a·my

(ī-sog'ă-mē)
Conjugation between two equal gametes or two individual cells alike in all respects.
[iso- + G. gamos, marriage]

isogamy

see ISOGAMETE.

isogamy

reproduction resulting from union of two gametes identical in size and structure, as in protozoa.