Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


noun, Biology.
union of gametes, as in fertilization or conjugation; sexual reproduction.
other names for sexual reproduction

syngamy syn·ga·my (sĭng’gə-mē)
The fusion of two gametes in fertilization.
syn·gam’ic (sĭn-gām’ĭk) or syn’ga·mous (sĭng’gə-məs) adj.
The fusion of two gametes in fertilization.


Read Also:

  • Syngas

    noun 1. synthetic natural gas. See under synthetic fuel.

  • Syngeneic

    syngeneic syn·ge·ne·ic (sĭn’jə-nē’ĭk) adj. Genetically identical or closely related, so as to allow tissue transplant; immunologically compatible.

  • Syngeneic homograft

    syngeneic homograft n. See syngraft.

  • Syngenesis

    noun, Biology. 1. sexual reproduction. syngenesis syn·gen·e·sis (sĭn-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) n. See sexual reproduction. syn’ge·net’ic (-jə-nět’ĭk) adj.

Disclaimer: Syngamy definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.