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[guh-mee-tuh-jen-uh-sis, gam-i-] /gəˌmi təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌgæm ɪ-/

noun, Biology.
the development of gametes.
the formation and maturation of gametes See also spermatogenesis, oogenesis

gametogenesis ga·me·to·gen·e·sis (gə-mē’tə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
The formation and the development of gametes.
ga·me’to·gen’ic or gam’e·tog’e·nous (gām’ĭ-tŏj’ə-nəs) adj.
The formation or production of gametes. In most multicellular organisms, gametogenesis takes place by meiosis.


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