[ahy-sog-uh-mee] /aɪˈsɒg ə mi/
the fusion of two gametes of similar form, as in certain algae.
(in some algae and fungi) sexual fusion of gametes of similar size and form Compare heterogamy (sense 1)
isogamy i·sog·a·my (ī-sŏg’ə-mē)
Conjugation between gametes of equal size and structure, or between individual cells alike in all respects.
A reproductive system characterized by the fusion of gametes (called isogametes) that are not distinguished in size or structure. Isogamy is found in some algae and other protist groups. Compare heterogamy.
isogeneic i·so·ge·ne·ic (ī’sō-jə-nē’ĭk) or i·so·gen·ic (-jěn’ĭk) adj. Relating to a group of individuals or to a strain of animals genetically alike with respect to specified gene pairs.
- Isogeneic graft
isogeneic graft n. See syngraft.
- Isogeneic homograft
isogeneic homograft n. See syngraft.
isogenesis i·so·gen·e·sis (ī’sō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) n. Similarity in development or origin.