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[hoh-moh-guh-met-ik, hom-oh-] /ˌhoʊ moʊ gəˈmɛt ɪk, ˌhɒm oʊ-/

adjective, Genetics.
producing only one type of gamete with respect to sex chromosomes.
(genetics) denoting the sex that possesses two similar sex chromosomes. In humans and many other mammals it is the female sex, possessing two X-chromosomes Compare heterogametic

homogametic ho·mog·a·met·ic (hō’mō-gə-mět’ĭk)
Producing gametes containing only one type of sex chromosome.


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