Meaning of oogamete

o•o•gam•ete

Pronunciation: (ō-u-gam'ēt, -gu-mēt'), [key]
— n. Cell Biol.
  1. one of a pair of structurally dissimilar gametes, the female gamete being large and nonmotile and the male gamete being small and motile.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.