Definition of isogamous in US English:

isogamous

adjective

Biology
  • See isogamy

    • ‘Sexual reproduction is known only in two genera: Botrydium, in which the sex cells are isogamous, and Vaucheria, in which the cells are oogamous.’
    • ‘However, these cellular mechanisms cannot explain uniparental mtDNA inheritance in isogamous species with equal-sized and undifferentiated gametes.’
    • ‘Uniparental inheritance of mitochondria has also been reported in the isogamous protist Physarum polycephalum.’

Pronunciation

isogamous

/-məs/