Definition of oogamy in English:

oogamy

noun

Biology
  • See oogamous

    • ‘Meiosis produces 4 gametes, ie. isogamy, anisogamy and oogamy, which through mitosis develops into mature gametes.’
    • ‘It has been suggested that algae with a large volume (plant size) at maturity usually display anisogamy or oogamy, as expected if larger zygotes permit more rapid growth to these adult sizes.’
    • ‘Isogamy and anisogamy, and sometimes oogamy may occur.’

Pronunciation

oogamy

/əʊˈɒɡəmi/