gameto-


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gameto-

or gamet-
pref.
Gamete: gametogenesis.

[From New Latin gameta, gamete; see gamete.]

gameto-

or sometimes before a vowel

gamet-

combining form
gamete: gametocyte.

gam•ete

(ˈgæm it, gəˈmit)

n.
a mature sexual reproductive cell, as a sperm or egg, that unites with another cell to form a new organism.
[1885–90; < New Latin gameta < Greek gametḗ wife, or gamétēs husband, derivative of gameîn to marry]
ga•met•ic (gəˈmɛt ɪk) ga•me•tal (gəˈmit l) adj.
ga•met′i•cal•ly, adv.
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But if we take it gameto- game, we don't go into any game expecting to be beaten," he added.
nudicaule Ephedra, Female gameto- Earlier Gentum gnemon phyte matures sexually (fertil- ized) Pacdomorphosis [a] Ancestor, descendant Neot.