apogamy

noun
apog·​a·​my | \ ə-ˈpä-gə-mē How to pronounce apogamy (audio) \

Definition of apogamy

: development of a sporophyte from a gametophyte without fertilization

First Known Use of apogamy

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Apogamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apogamy. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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