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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Literary usage of Conjugant
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."