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A germ cell or gamete.
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a spermatozoon or an ovum; gamete.
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See reproductive cell.
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|Noun||1.||sex cell - a spermatozoon or an ovum; a cell responsible for transmitting DNA to the next generation|
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
gamete - a mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
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