noun. ['ˈgæmiːt, gəˈmiːt'] a mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes.
- germ cell
- reproductive cell
- egg cell
- sperm cell
- sex cell
- γαμετή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Gamete
Example sentences of the word gamete
1. Noun, singular or mass
So there would be two possible combinations of chromosomes in a given gamete.
One particular chromosome in a gamete determines the gender of offspring.
3. Foreign word
Moreover, each gamete your gonads produce is a unique blend of your maternal and paternal chromosomes.