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reproducing by the fusion of dissimilar gametes or individuals, usually differing in size.


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  • Anisogamy

    the union of anisogametes. noun a type of sexual reproduction in which the gametes are dissimilar, either in size alone or in size and form anisogamy an·i·sog·a·my (ān’ī-sŏg’ə-mē) n. A union between two gametes that differ in size or form. an’i·so·gam’ic (-sə-gām’ĭk) adj.

  • Anisognathous

    anisognathous anisognathous an·i·sog·na·thous (ān’ī-sŏg’nə-thəs) adj. Having upper and lower jaws of unequal width, especially in the areas of the molars.

  • Anisokaryosis

    anisokaryosis anisokaryosis an·i·so·kar·y·o·sis (ān-ī’sō-kār’ē-ō’sĭs) n. Variation in the size of the nuclei of cells.

  • Anisole

    a colorless, water-insoluble liquid, C 7 H 8 O, having a pleasant, aromatic odor, used chiefly in perfumery and organic synthesis, and as a vermicide. Historical Examples For diethyl ether see Ether, and for methyl phenyl ether (anisole) and ethyl phenyl ether (phenetole) see Carbolic Acid. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7 Various […]

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