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isogamy, isogamous
1. The fusion of isogametes in some algae and fungi during reproduction. An isogamete is a gamete that is physically identical to another with which it unites to form a zygote.
2. The union of two equal and similar gametes or cells in reproduction, as in conjugation. Among animals the male gametes are known as spermatozoa and the female gametes as eggs or ova.
This entry is located in the following units: gamo-, gam-, -gamy, -gamous + (page 5) iso-, is- (page 4)