oogamous etymology

English word oogamous comes from English -gamous, English oo- (Relating to eggs or ova.)

Detailed word origin of oogamous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-gamous English (eng) Having the specified form of reproduction, or reproductive organs.. Having the specified number or form of marriage.
oo- English (eng) Relating to eggs or ova.
oogamous English (eng) Of or relating to oogamy.

Words with the same origin as oogamous

Descendants of -gamous
agamous allogamous amphigamous anemogamous anisogamous autogamous bigamous bureaugamous cryptogamous endogamous hemigamous heterogamous hologamous homogamous hydrogamous hypergamous monogamous orthogamous polygamous pseudogamous trigamous xenogamous
Descendants of oo-
aboospore ooblast oocyan oocyst oofamily oogamy oogenesis oogenetic oogenus ooid ooidal oolite oolitic oologic oological oologist oology oophagy oophore oophorous oophyte oospecies oospore ootaxon oozooid