Definition of Conjugant

1. [n -S]



Medical Definition of Conjugant

1. A member of a mating pair of organisms or gametes undergoing conjugation. See: exconjugant. Origin: L. Con-jugo, to join (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conjugant

conjointment
conjointness
conjubilant
conjugacy
conjugal
conjugal cancer
conjugal family
conjugal visitation
conjugal visitation rights
conjugal visits
conjugalities
conjugally
conjugant (current term)
conjugants
conjugase
conjugases
conjugata
conjugate acid
conjugate acid-base pair
conjugate acids
conjugate angles
conjugate base
conjugate bases

Literary usage of Conjugant

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1. Heredity and Sex by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1913)
"_ cleus divides (G) and each daughter nucleus divides again (//), so that each ex-conjugant has four nuclei. Fio. 100. ..."

2. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"Thus is fertilization effected. one conjugant with the female nucleus (Jn) of ... Shortly after separation the fusion nucleus of each conjugant divides by ..."

3. Outlines of Evolutionary Biology by Arthur Dendy (1912)
"We may confine our attention, therefore, to the behaviour of the micronucleus. In each conjugant this divides mitotically into two daughter nuclei (Fig. ..."

4. An Introduction to Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1910)
"31,/) and unites with the female nucleus of the other conjugant (Fig. ... The fusion nucleus of each conjugant, shortly after separation, divides by mitosis ..."

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