gametokinetic

Promoting or causing karyogamy or true conjugation. [gameto- + G. kinesis, movement]

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gam·e·to·ki·net·ic (gam″ə-to-kĭ-netґik) [gameto- + kinetic] stimulating gamete action.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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