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agamospermy

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noun aga·mo·sper·my \(ˌ)ā-ˈga-mə-ˌspər-mē, ˈa-gə-mō-ˌspər-\

Definition of agamospermy

  1. :  apogamy; specifically :  apogamy in which sexual union is not completed and the embryo is produced from the innermost layer of the integument of the female gametophyte



Origin and Etymology of agamospermy

Greek agamos + English -spermy


First Known Use: 1944


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