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gamete


Kept," he explained, "at blood heat; whereas the male gametes," and here he opened another door, "they have to be kept at thirty-five instead of thirty-seven.
Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  a male or female reproductive cell capable of uniting in the process of fertilization with one of the opposite sex to develop into an embryo
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  • Kept," he explained, "at blood heat; whereas the male gametes," and here he opened another door, "they have to be kept at thirty-five instead of thirty-seven.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • From the same ovary and with gametes of the same male to manufacture as many batches of identical twins as possible–that was the best (sadly a second best) that they could do.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
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Associated words [difficulty]:   gamete , diploid [8] , zygote [9] , zygote [9]
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