Gamna-Gandy bodies Gam·na-Gan·dy bodies (gām’bə-gān’dē, -gäɴ-dē’, gäm’nä-)
Small firm nodules of fibrous tissue that are impregnated with iron pigment and calcium salts and that occur chiefly in the spleen in such conditions as congestive splenomegaly and sickle cell anemia. Also called Gamna-Gandy nodules, siderotic nodules.
1. a combining form meaning “joined, united,” “joining, union,” used in the formation of compound words: gamopetalous. combining form 1. indicating sexual union or reproduction: gamogenesis 2. united or fused: gamopetalous gamo- or gam- pref. Sexual: gamogenesis.
[gam-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌgæm əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun, Biology. 1. sexual reproduction. /ˌɡæməʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. another name for sexual reproduction gamogenesis gam·o·gen·e·sis (gām’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) n. The act or process of sexual reproduction.
noun a passion for making odd or extravagant marriage proposals Word Origin gamo- marriage
/ˈɡæməʊn/ noun 1. (botany) any chemical substance secreted by a gamete that attracts another gamete during sexual reproduction