noun. ['gəˈmiːtəˌfaɪt'] the gamete-bearing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations.
- plant life
- -phyte (English)
- φυτόν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- gamete (English)
- γαμετή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Gametophyte
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.
This is the gametophyte generation, so all cells have only half the number of chromosomes.