Definition of agamete in English:

agamete

noun

Biology
  • 1A stage in the life cycle of a protozoan which functions as a non-sexual reproductive cell.

  • 2A non-sexual reproductive cell in a mesozoan.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of Medical Research. From German Agamete from a- + Gamete.

Pronunciation:

agamete

/eɪˈɡamiːt/