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Etymology

1. gametophyte

noun. ['gəˈmiːtəˌfaɪt'] the gamete-bearing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations.

Synonyms

  • plant life
  • megagametophyte
  • flora
  • plant

Etymology

  • -phyte (English)
  • φυτόν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • gamete (English)
  • γαμετή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Gametophyte

  • bullfight
  • dogfight
  • firefight
  • graphite
  • gunfight
  • hemimorphite
  • neophyte
  • sporophyte
  • sulfite

Sentences with gametophyte


1. Noun, singular or mass
The gametophyte is the base of the moss, with a stem and a soft cluster of leaves.

2. Adjective
This is the gametophyte generation, so all cells have only half the number of chromosomes.

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