Definition of macrogamete in English:

macrogamete

noun

Biology
  • (especially in protozoans) the larger of a pair of conjugating gametes, usually regarded as female.

    • ‘One flagellum and most of the body of the penetrating microgamete had entered the macrogamete.’
    • ‘The sexual phase of the Plasmodium life cycle is completed with the fertilization of a macrogamete by a flagellar microgamete, and the subsequent generation of sporozoites.’
    • ‘Throughout development the macrogamete retains a normal pellicle which possesses numerous micropores.’

Pronunciation:

macrogamete

/ˈmakrə(ʊ)ˌɡamiːt/