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gamete

gam·ete

gamete

pronunciation:
gae mit
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part of speech: noun
definition: a mature reproductive cell, such as an egg or sperm, that is capable of uniting with another cell to form a new organism.
derivation: gametic (adj.)
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The word gamete contains the following part:
gam, gamo, -gamy Greek root that means marriage