Meaning of gametocyst in English:

gametocyst

Pronunciation /ˈɡamɪtə(ʊ)sɪst/ /ɡəˈmiːtə(ʊ)sɪst/

noun

  • 1Biology
    Macrogamete (rare).

  • 2Biology Botany
    A unicellular gametangium (now rare).

  • 3Biology
    A structure containing gametocytes or gametes in certain protozoans.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine.