syngamy


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syngamy

 [sing´gah-me]
a method of reproduction in which two individuals (gametes) unite permanently and their nuclei fuse; sexual reproduction.

syn·ga·my

(sin'gă-mē),
Conjugation of the gametes in fertilization.
[syn- + G. gamos, marriage]

syngamy

/syn·ga·my/ (sing´gah-me)
2. the union of two gametes to form a zygote in fertilization.syn´gamous

syngamy

(sĭng′gə-mē)
n.
The fusion of two gametes in fertilization.

syn·gam′ic (sĭn-găm′ĭk), syn′ga·mous (sĭng′gə-məs) adj.

syn·ga·my

(sin'gă-mē)
Union of the male and female gametes.
[syn- + G. gamos, marriage]

syngamy

The fusion of two GAMETES. Sexual reproduction.

syngamy

the fusion of gametes.

syngamy

a method of reproduction in which two individuals (gametes) unite permanently and their nuclei fuse; sexual reproduction. A common form of reproduction in protozoa.
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The human centrosome is responsible for normal syngamy and early embryonic development.
Trounson has therefore proposed fertilizing ova and examining them before syngamy has taken place.
However, strictly speaking, homonomy at the chromosomal level is an homology at the level of syngamy, as paralogy is homology at the level of duplication of the ancestral gene (or sequence) (Nelson, 1994).