oogamete


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oogamete

(ˌəʊəˈɡæmiːt)
n
(Biology) biology a female gamete, in particular the bigger of two in oogamous reproduction

o•o•gam•ete

(oʊ əˈgæm it, -gəˈmit)

n.
one of a pair of structurally dissimilar gametes, the female gamete being large and nonmotile and the male gamete being small and motile.
[1890–95]
o•og•a•mous (oʊˈɒg ə məs) adj.
o•og′a•my, n.