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One entry found for gamete.
Main Entry: ga·mete
Pronunciation: gschwa-primarystressmemacront, primarystressgam-secondarystressemacront
Function: noun
: a mature sex cell that usually has half of the normal number of chromosomes and is capable of uniting with a gamete of the opposite sex to begin the formation of a new individual
- ga·met·ic /gschwa-primarystressmet-ik/ adjective
- ga·met·i·cal·ly /-primarystressmet-i-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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