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The formation or production of gametes.

ga·me′to·gen′ic, gam′e·tog′e·nous (găm′ĭ-tŏj′ə-nəs) adj.


(ˌɡæmɪtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or


(Biology) the formation and maturation of gametes. See also spermatogenesis, oogenesis
ˌgametoˈgenic, ˌgameˈtogenous adj


(gəˌmi təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌgæm ɪ-)

the development of gametes.
ga•me`to•gen′ic, gam•e•tog•e•nous (ˌgæm ɪˈtɒdʒ ə nəs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gametogenesis - the development and maturation of sex cells through meiosis
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
oogenesis - development of ova
spermatogenesis - development of spermatozoa


n. gametogénesis, desarrollo de gametos.
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Considerable knowledge concerning the reproductive cycle of exploited marine bivalves has been accumulated since the early studies of the 1930s, documenting gametogenesis and spawning in many species of economic interest (see Lucas 1965, Sastry 1979, Mackie 1984, Gosling 2015 for reviews and references).
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Fabbrocini and D'Adamo (2010) have tested the effects of food on gametogenesis of Paracentrotus lividus and found that starvation significantly affected gametogenesis, whereas developing gametes were always observed in fed animals.
Here, I propose to build on my expertise in gametogenesis in mice and humans and perform a detailed study of the cellular networks and molecular pathways that control development and maturation of the oocyte within the human ovary.
The concentration of Chl-a showed a negative relationship with gametogenesis (R = -0.
A new biomedical procedure 6 known as in vitro gametogenesis (IVG) 6 which has so far only been demonstrated in mice, raises ethical and legal concerns as it may lead to large scale "embryo farming," and may promote genetic discrimination through eugenics, researchers warned in a recent essay.
Here you get the all the syllabus step by step complete chapter and highlighted the all important topics like Modes of asexual reproduction, Pre-fertilization Events, Inbreeding depression, Double fertilization, Gametogenesis, Fertilization and Events of Pregnancy, Post-Mendelian Genetics, Hardy-Weinberg principle etc.
sellowiana 'Mammoth' cultivar was subjected to a light microscopy analysis to clarify male and female gametogenesis.
Sin embargo, Sevilla y Mondragon (1965) para la laguna de Tamiahua reporto un ciclo con estadios de gametogenesis, madurez y desoves estacionales y secuenciales en un ciclo anual.
These proteins are used in gametogenesis and as a nutritional source for embryogenesis.