Definitions for gametocytegəˈmi təˌsaɪt, ˈgæm ɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ga•me•to•cytegəˈmi təˌsaɪt, ˈgæm ɪ-(n.)

  1. a cell that produces gametes.

    Category: Cell Biology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gametocyte(noun)

    an immature animal or plant cell that develops into a gamete by meiosis


  1. gametocyte(Noun)

    A diploid germ cell that divides by meiosis into a gamete.


  1. Gametocyte

    A gametocyte is a eukaryotic germ cell that divides by mitosis into other gametocytes or by meiosis into gametids during gametogenesis. Male gametocytes are called spermatocytes, and female gametocytes are called oocytes.


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