Definition - What does Gamete mean?

A gamete is the scientific term for a mature reproductive cell, specifically a sperm (the male reproductive cell) or egg (the female reproductive cell).

A gamete may also be called a germ cell.

FertilitySmarts explains Gamete

Gametes are known for their ability to meet with a gamete of the opposite sex (fertilization) in order to create a zygote (embryo).

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