gamete

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From Ancient Greek γαμετή (gametḗ, wife), γαμέτης (gamétēs, husband), ultimately from γάμος (gámos, marriage).

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gamete (plural gametes)

  1. (cytology) A reproductive cell (male (sperm) or female (egg)) that has only half the usual number of chromosomes.

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gamete m (plural gameti)

  1. (cytology) gamete

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