/ay gam"eet, ay'geuh meet"/, n. Cell Biol.
an asexual reproductive cell, as a spore, that forms a new organism without fusion with another cell.
[1915-20; < Gk agámet(os) unmarried, equiv. to a- A-6 + -gametos married, deriv. of gamétes; see GAMETE]

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  • agamete — aga·mete …   English syllables

  • agamete — a•gam•ete [[t]eɪˈgæm it, ˌeɪ gəˈmit[/t]] n. cbl an asexual reproductive cell, as a spore, that forms a new organism without fusion with another cell • Etymology: 1915–20; < Gk agámetos unmarried = a VI+ gametos married …   From formal English to slang

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