Homogametic



[hoh-moh-guh-met-ik, hom-oh-] /ˌhoʊ moʊ gəˈmɛt ɪk, ˌhɒm oʊ-/

adjective, Genetics.
1.
producing only one type of gamete with respect to sex chromosomes.
/ˌhəʊməɡəˈmɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
(genetics) denoting the sex that possesses two similar sex chromosomes. In humans and many other mammals it is the female sex, possessing two X-chromosomes Compare heterogametic

homogametic ho·mog·a·met·ic (hō’mō-gə-mět’ĭk)
adj.
Producing gametes containing only one type of sex chromosome.

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