Definition of cross–fertilization
1a : fertilization in which the gametes are produced by separate individuals or sometimes by individuals of different kindsb : cross-pollination 1
2 : interchange or interaction (as between different ideas, cultures, or categories) especially of a broadening or productive nature
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Medical Definition of cross–fertilization
: fertilization in which the gametes are produced by separate individuals or sometimes by individuals of different kinds
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