gametocyte etymology

English word gametocyte comes from English gamete

Detailed word origin of gametocyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gamete English (eng) (cytology) A reproductive cell (sperm in males or eggs in females), having only half of a complete set of chromosomes.
gametocyte English (eng) (cytology) A diploid germ cell that divides by meiosis into a gamete.

Words with the same origin as gametocyte

Descendants of gamete
gametic gametogenesis gametophyte macrogametocyte