autogamy

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noun au·tog·a·my \ ȯ-ˈtä-gə-mē \

Definition of autogamy

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

autogamous

play \-məs\ adjective

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autogamy

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noun au·tog·a·my \ ȯ-ˈtäg-ə-mē \

medical Definition of autogamy

plural autogamies
:self-fertilization; especially :conjugation of two sister cells or sister nuclei of protozoans or fungi

autogamous

play \-məs\ adjective

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