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[ahy-sog-uh-muh s] /aɪˈsɒg ə məs/

adjective, Biology.
having two similar gametes in which no differentiation can be distinguished, or reproducing by the union of such gametes (opposed to ).
A reproductive system characterized by the fusion of gametes (called isogametes) that are not distinguished in size or structure. Isogamy is found in some algae and other protist groups. Compare heterogamy.

isogamous adjective


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