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[ahy-suh-gam-eet, ahy-soh-guh-meet] /ˌaɪ səˈgæm it, ˌaɪ soʊ gəˈmit/

noun, Cell Biology.
one of a pair of conjugating , exhibiting no differences in form, size, structure, or sex.
a gamete that is similar in size and form to the one with which it unites in fertilization Compare heterogamete

isogamete iso·gam·ete (ī’sō-gām’ēt’, -gə-mēt’)
A gamete that has the same size and structure as the one with which it unites.


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