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gametogenesis

gam·e·to·gen·e·sis / gəˌmētəˈjenəsis/ • n. Biol. the process in which cells undergo meiosis to form gametes. DERIVATIVES: ga·me·to·gen·ic / -ˈjenik/ adj. gam·e·tog·e·ny / ˌgaməˈtäjənē/ n.

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gametogenesis

gametogenesis The processes involved in the formation of gametes. Gametes are normally formed by meiosis but sometimes by mitosis (as in the gametophyte generation of the ferns). In mammals gametogenesis in the female is known as oogenesis and occurs in the ovaries; in the male it is known as spermatogenesis and occurs in the testes.

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gametogenesis

gametogenesis (gam-i-toh-jen-i-sis) n. the process by which spermatozoa and ova are formed. In both sexes the precursor cells undergo meiosis, which halves the number of chromosomes. See oogenesis, spermatogenesis.

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gametogenesis

gametogenesis The formation of gametes from gametocytes.

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gametogenesis

gametogenesis The formation of gametes from gametocytes.

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