plural -es
: the opening of the perianth at maturity for the purpose of fertilization (as in most flowers) compare cleistogamy

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary chasm- (from Greek chasma opening) + -o- + -gamy

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Dictionary Entries Near chasmogamy

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“Chasmogamy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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