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di·ga·met·ic .dī-gə-'met-ik adj forming two kinds of germ cells

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di·ga·met·ic (di″gə-metґik) 1. pertaining to or producing gametes (germ or sex cells) of two different types, female (oocytes) and male (spermatozoa). 2. heterogametic.

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  • digametic — DIGAMÉTIC, Ă adj. care posedă ambele tipuri de gameţi, masculi şi femeli. (< fr. digamétique) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • digametic — see heterogametic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • digametic — di·gametic …   English syllables

  • digametic — |dī+ adjective Etymology: di + gametic : forming two kinds of germ cells (as one with and one without the X chromosome) : heterozygous for sex …   Useful english dictionary

  • heterogametic — adj. [Gr. heteros, different; gamete, spouse] Pertains to the sexual form that gives rise to two different types of sexual gametes in meiosis; in xy and xo systems this is usually male; digametic; see homogametic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • heterogametic — Having sex gametes of contrasting types; human males are h.. SYN: digametic. [hetero + G. gametikos, connubial] * * * het·ero·ga·met·ic gə met ik, mēt adj forming two kinds of gametes of which one determines offspring of one sex and the other… …   Medical dictionary

  • heterogametic — “+ adjective Etymology: heter + gametic 1. : exhibiting heterogamety : digametic 2. : of or relating to a heterogamete or to heterogamety …   Useful english dictionary

  • Дигаметический — * дыгаметычны * digametic то же, что гетерогаметный () …   Генетика. Энциклопедический словарь

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