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Gametogenesis

Definition(s)

The meiotic process by which mature gametes (ova and sperm) are formed. Oogenesis refers specifically to the production of ova and spermatogenesis to the production of sperm.

Definition from: GeneReviewsThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: December 22, 2014