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Meaning of heterogamete

het•er•o•gam•ete

Pronunciation: (het"ur-u-gam'ēt, -u-rō-gu-mēt'), [key]
— n. Cell Biol.
  1. either of a pair of conjugating gametes differing in form, size, structure, or sex. Cf. isogamete.
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