来自PIE*geme, 结婚，连接，词源同bigamy, conjugal, join. 用于生物学术语。
- gamete (n.)
- "sexual protoplasmic body," 1880, coined 1878 by German cytologist Eduard Strasburger (1844-1912), the widespread attribution of the word's coinage to Mendel being apparently erroneous. From Greek gamete "a wife," gametes "a husband," from gamein "to take to wife, to marry," from PIE root *gem(e)- "to marry" (cognates: Greek gambros "son-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law;" Sanskrit jamih "brother, sister," jama daughter-in-law;" Avestan zama-tar "son-in-law;" Latin gener "son-in-law"). See also -gamy. The seventh month of the ancient Attic calendar (corresponding to late January and early February) was Gamelion, "Month of Marriages." Related: Gametal.
- 1. The male gamete could not unite with the female.
- 2. The other male gamete fuses with the secondary nucleus, forming the primary endosperm nucleus.
- 3. Gametes may develop without fertilization, or meiosis may substantially precede gamete formation.
- 4. The male gamete of algae, some gymnosperms , and the non - seed - bearing plants.
- 藻类, 某些 裸子植物 和没有种子形成的植物中的雄性配子.
- 5. The effect of gamete treatment was similiar to that of zygote treatment.
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