Definition of Gametogenesis

1. Noun. The development and maturation of sex cells through meiosis.

Generic synonyms: Development, Growing, Growth, Maturation, Ontogenesis, Ontogeny
Specialized synonyms: Oogenesis, Spermatogenesis



Definition of Gametogenesis

1. Noun. (cytology) The process by which gametes are produced. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gametogenesis

1. [n -GENESES]

Medical Definition of Gametogenesis

1. Process leading to the production of gametes. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gametogenesis

gametangium
gametes
gametic
gametic nucleus
gametically
gameto-
gametocide
gametocides
gametocyst
gametocytes
gametoecium
gametogeneses
gametogenesis (current term)
gametogenic
gametogenous
gametogonium
gametoid
gametokinetic
gametophagia
gametophores
gametophytes
gametophytic

Literary usage of Gametogenesis

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"SJ HUNTER DEPARTMENT OF ENTOMOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS gametogenesis OF THE SAWFLY ... 101, I described observations on the gametogenesis of ..."

2. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1902)
"Stevens, FL gametogenesis and Fertiliza- The striking differences presented by tion in Albugo. Contributions from the . ... . ... r,,'. ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"gametogenesis in plants is full of interest because of the sharp differences from the ... In animals the period of gametogenesis is one of unusual activity. ..."

4. The Mechanism of Evolution in Leptinotarsa by William Lawrence Tower, Joseph Kumler Breitenbecher (1918)
"That which happens in this instance is the separation of the basal systems in gametogenesis into two great groups, distinguished by the elytral-pattern sign ..."

5. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"Those in which reduction immediately precedes gametogenesis and sexual fusion. The order of events would then be (a) somatic division with " 2n" ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1905)
"This expectation may be entirely falsified, for the cell-divisions of gametogenesis may have split A from В and С from D, so that the final product may ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"SJ HUNTER DEPARTMENT OF ENTOMOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS gametogenesis OF THE SAWFLY ... 101, I described observations on the gametogenesis of ..."

8. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1902)
"Stevens, FL gametogenesis and Fertiliza- The striking differences presented by tion in Albugo. Contributions from the . ... . ... r,,'. ..."

9. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"gametogenesis in plants is full of interest because of the sharp differences from the ... In animals the period of gametogenesis is one of unusual activity. ..."

10. The Mechanism of Evolution in Leptinotarsa by William Lawrence Tower, Joseph Kumler Breitenbecher (1918)
"That which happens in this instance is the separation of the basal systems in gametogenesis into two great groups, distinguished by the elytral-pattern sign ..."

11. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"Those in which reduction immediately precedes gametogenesis and sexual fusion. The order of events would then be (a) somatic division with " 2n" ..."

12. Report of the Annual Meeting (1905)
"This expectation may be entirely falsified, for the cell-divisions of gametogenesis may have split A from В and С from D, so that the final product may ..."

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