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autogamy

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noun au·tog·a·my \ȯ-ˈtä-gə-mē\

Definition of autogamy

  1. :  self-fertilization: as a :  pollination of a flower by its own pollen b :  conjugation of two sister cells or sister nuclei of protozoans or fungi

au·tog·a·mousplay \-məs\ adjective


Origin of autogamy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1877


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autogamy

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noun au·tog·a·my \ȯ-ˈtäg-ə-mē\

Medical Definition of autogamy

plural au·tog·a·mies

  1. :  self-fertilization; especially :  conjugation of two sister cells or sister nuclei of protozoans or fungi

  2. au·tog·a·mous \-məs\play adjective




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