gamete

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gamete

(găm`ēt): see reproductionreproduction,
capacity of all living systems to give rise to new systems similar to themselves. The term reproduction may refer to this power of self-duplication of a single cell or a multicellular animal or plant organism.
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gamete

[′ga‚mēt]
(biology)
A cell which participates in fertilization and development of a new organism. Also known as germ cell; sex cell.

gamete

a haploid germ cell, such as a spermatozoon or ovum, that fuses with another germ cell during fertilization
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Sustentacular cells produce different growth factors essential for self-renewal and differentiation of male germ line cells (Griswold, 1995).
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