apogamy

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noun apog·a·my \ə-ˈpä-gə-mē\

Definition of apogamy

  1. :  development of a sporophyte from a gametophyte without fertilization

Origin and Etymology of apogamy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1878


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