Definition of isogamy in English:

isogamy

noun

mass nounBiology
  • Sexual reproduction by the fusion of similar gametes.

    ‘As isogamy is approached, sperm become less abundant, ova become relatively less rare, and competition between males for fertilization success is predicted to weaken.’
    Compare with anisogamy

Origin

Late 19th century from iso-‘equal’ + Greek -gamia (from gamos ‘marriage’).

Pronunciation

isogamy

/ʌɪˈsɒɡəmi/