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Sexual reproduction by the fusion of similar gametes.Compare with anisogamy
- ‘As isogamy is approached, sperm become less abundant, ova become relatively less rare, and competition between males for fertilization success is predicted to weaken.’
Late 19th century: from iso- equal + Greek -gamia (from gamos marriage).
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