Isogamy



[ahy-sog-uh-mee] /aɪˈsɒg ə mi/

noun, Biology.
1.
the fusion of two gametes of similar form, as in certain algae.
/aɪˈsɒɡəmɪ/
noun
1.
(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)
n.
Conjugation between gametes of equal size and structure, or between individual cells alike in all respects.
i·sog’a·mous adj.
isogamy
(ī-sŏg’ə-mē)
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.

isogamous adjective

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