What are gametes?

Some articles on gamete, gametes:

Oogamy
... It is a form of anisogamy (heterogamy) in which the female gamete (e.g ... egg cell) is significantly larger than the male gamete and is non-motile ... The male gametes are typically highly motile spermatozoa competing for the fertilization of the immotile egg ...
Meiome - Meiosis in Plants and Animals
... The end result, the production of gametes for sexual reproduction, is the same but the process is slightly different ... In animals, meiosis is used to produce gametes directly ... mitosis, developing into gametophytes, which eventually give rise to gametes ...
Spawn (biology) - Examples - Corals
... corals "broadcast spawn" by releasing gametes—eggs and sperm—into the water to spread offspring ... The gametes fuse during fertilization to form a microscopic larva called a planula, typically pink and elliptical in shape ... High failure rates afflict many stages of this process, and even though millions of gametes are released by each colony very few new colonies form ...
Conspecificity
... Where different species can interbreed and their gametes compete, the conspecific gametes take precedence over heterospecific gametes ...
Human Fertilisation And Embryology Act 1990 - HFEA & Liquid Nitrogen Gamete Storage
... to HFEA, the storage period for both human gametes and embryos cannot exceed 10 years ... consent from each party that has any relation to the egg, gametes, or embryo, all of which must be stored in accordance with their consents ... Exceptions to the informed consent of gamete storage Consent IS NOT required if the gametes were legally obtained from the person in question before they reached 18 years of age ...