gamomorphism


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gamomorphism \Gam`o*mor"phism\, n. [Gr. ? marriage + morfh`
   form, shape.] (Biol.)
   That stage of growth or development in an organism, in which
   the reproductive elements are generated and matured in
   preparation for propagating the species.
   [1913 Webster]
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