Oogamy meaning

ō-ŏgə-mē
A system of sexual reproduction in which one gamete (called the egg) is large and nonmotile, while the other (called the sperm) is small and motile. Oogamy is a type of heterogamy.
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(biology) A form of anisogamy (heterogamy) in which the female gamete (e.g. egg cell) is significantly larger than the male gamete (sperm) and is non-motile.
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Origin of oogamy

  • oo- +‎ -gamy

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