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Usage examples for Gametes

  1. The microscopic cell which develops into a living creature is composed thus of two halves, or " gametes to employ the scientific term. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  2. It must be remembered that the fertilised ovum which forms one individual gives rise also to dozens or hundreds or thousands or millions of gametes – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  3. When two gametes unite, the specific number is restored. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  4. It is not even certain that the black or white hair or feathers are giving off special hormones which would or could influence the gametes – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  5. In the adult stage activity of the legs produces hormones which influence the same determinants in the gametes to develop legs, but again in the presence of the different hormones which are present in the body generally in the adult stage. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  6. Here, over a hundred characters that have been investigated as to their linkage relations are found to fall into four groups, the members of each group being linked, in the sense that they tend to be transmitted to the gametes in the same combinations in which they entered from the parents. – Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila by Thomas Hunt Morgan Calvin B. Bridges
  7. This problem reduces itself simply to that of the method whereby the gametes transmit heliotropism to the larvae or to the adult. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  8. Here then we have three kinds of gametes large eggs, small eggs, and sperms, each with the same number of chromosomes. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  9. A pure recessive individual is one arising from the union of two gametes both carrying recessives. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  10. When the division in the gametes of the recessive individual takes place its gametes all contain the recessive character. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham