gamete

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɡæmiːt/
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  • Rhymes: -iːt

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gamete (plural gametes)

  1. (cytology) A reproductive cell (sperm in males or eggs in females), having only half of a complete set of chromosomes.
    Synonyms: sex cell, reproductive cell, germ cell
    Hyponyms: spermatozoon, sperm, ovum, egg; see also Thesaurus:gamete

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γαμέτης (gamétēs, husband), from γαμέω (gaméō, I marry).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈmɛ.te/
  • Rhymes: -ɛte
  • Hyphenation: ga‧mè‧te

Noun[edit]

gamete m (plural gameti)

  1. (cytology) gamete

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Further reading[edit]

  • gamete in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
  • gamete in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  • gamete in Aldo Gabrielli, Grandi Dizionario Italiano (Hoepli)
  • gamete in garzantilinguistica.it – Garzanti Linguistica, De Agostini Scuola Spa
  • gamète in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
  • gamète in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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