Homogametes – Class 12 | Chapter – 1 | Short Notes Series PDF

Homogametes: In some organisms, such as Algae, the gametes are so identical that it is very difficult to identify them as male and female. Such gametes are known as homogamete or isogametes.



  • These gametes are similar in appearance.
  • They are also called Isogametes.
  • They have the same morphology and behavior.
  • The two gametes are equal in size and dimension and thus cannot be distinguished.
  • There is no such naming of the male and female gametes here.

Human females can also be called Homogametic since, they have similar pair of sex chromosomes- XX.

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