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)), having only half of a complete set of chromosomes.

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gamete m ‎(plural gameti)

  1. (cytology) gamete

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