heterogamy


het·er·og·a·my

noun \-mē\

Definition of HETEROGAMY

1
:  sexual reproduction involving fusion of unlike gametes often differing in size, structure, and physiology
2
:  the condition of reproducing by heterogamy

First Known Use of HETEROGAMY

circa 1894

het·er·og·a·my

noun \-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural het·er·og·a·mies

Medical Definition of HETEROGAMY

1
: sexual reproduction involving fusion of unlike gametes often differing in size, structure, and physiology
2
: the condition of reproducing by heterogamy

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