Definition of Oogamous

1. having structurally dissimilar gametes [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oogamous

ooecia
ooecium
ooer
oof
oofier
oofiest
oofless
oofs
oofta
ooftish
ooftishes
oofy
oogamete
oogametes
oogamies
oogamous (current term)
oogeneses
oogenesis
oogenetic
oogenic
oogenies
oogeny
oogle
oogone
oogones
oogonia
oogonial
oogoniums

Literary usage of Oogamous

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... of differentiation of the two conjugating cells into the smaller male gamete and (he larger male gamete. It would further appear that oogamous Amone ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"It would further appear that oogamous reproduction has arisen independently in each of the three maia groups of ..."

3. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"The genus Coleochaete (35) is also oogamous (Fig. 343). Tlie long colourless neck of the flask-shaped oogonium opens at the tip to allow of the entrance of ..."

4. An Introduction to the Study of Seaweeds by George Robert Milne Murray (1895)
"oogamous reproduction occurs here, ... and this type of oogamous reproduction differs from that of ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"... from those which are oogamous, and in which the sexual process is one of fertilization, the former constituting the group Zygomycetes, the latter the ..."

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