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[guh-mee-tuh-sahyt, gam-i-] /gəˈmi təˌsaɪt, ˈgæm ɪ-/

noun, Biology.
a cell that produces gametes.
an animal or plant cell that develops into gametes by meiosis See also oocyte, spermatocyte

gametocyte ga·me·to·cyte (gə-mē’tə-sīt’)
A cell from which gametes develop by meiotic division, especially a spermatocyte or an oocyte.
A cell from which gametes develop by meiosis. Oocytes and spermatocytes are gametocytes.


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