isogamy


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i·sog·a·my

 (ī-sŏg′ə-mē)
n.
Reproduction by the fusion or conjugation of isogametes, as in certain algae and fungi.

i·sog′a·mous adj.

isogamy

(aɪˈsɒɡəmɪ)
n
(Biology) (in some algae and fungi) sexual fusion of gametes of similar size and form. Compare heterogamy1
iˈsogamous, isog'amic adj

isogamy

reproduction by means of the union of isogametes. — isogamous, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isogamy - (biology) reproduction by the union or fusion of gametes of the same size and structure
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
amphimixis, sexual reproduction - reproduction involving the union or fusion of a male and a female gamete