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gametogenesis Tweet Definition of gametogenesis Like Definition of gametogenesis on Facebook
noun 
  1. (cytology) The process by which gametes are produced.
     
gamic Tweet Definition of gamic Like Definition of gamic on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Formed as a result of syngamy (union of gametes), sexually produced, sexual.
     
genital Tweet Definition of genital Like Definition of genital on Facebook
noun 
  1. (rare) the genitalia
adjective 
  1. of, or relating to biological reproduction
  2. of, or relating to the genitalia
  1. (psychoanalysis) of, or relating to psychosexual development during puberty
     
germ Tweet Definition of germ Like Definition of germ on Facebook
noun 
  1. (biology) The small mass of cells from which a new organism develops; a seed, bud or spore.
  2. A pathogenic microorganism.
  3. An idea that forms the basis of some project.
  4. The embryo of a seed, especially of a seed used as a cereal or grain. See w:Cereal germ, Wikipedia article on cereal germ.
     
gestation Tweet Definition of gestation Like Definition of gestation on Facebook
noun 
  1. The act of wearing (clothes or ornaments).
  2. The act of carrying young in the womb from conception to delivery; pregnancy.
  3. Exercise in which one is borne or carried, as on horseback, or in a carriage, without the exertion of his own powers; passive exercise.
     
gonangium Tweet Definition of gonangium Like Definition of gonangium on Facebook
noun (gonangia)
  1. A capsule which encloses the blastostyle of some hydroids
     
grow Tweet Definition of grow Like Definition of grow on Facebook
verb (grows, growing, grew, grown)
  1. (intransitive) To become bigger.
Children quickly.
  1. (intransitive) To appear or sprout.
The plant began to .
A long tail began to from his backside.
  1. (transitive) To cause something to become bigger, especially plants.
He grows peppers and squash each summer in his garden.
     
gynandromorph Tweet Definition of gynandromorph Like Definition of gynandromorph on Facebook
noun 
  1. A person having physical characteristics of both genders.
     
gynogenesis Tweet Definition of gynogenesis Like Definition of gynogenesis on Facebook
noun 
  1. female parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only maternal chromosomes due to the failure of the sperm to fuse with the egg nucleus
     

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