heterogamy

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noun het·er·og·a·my \ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-gə-mē\

Definition of heterogamy

  1. 1 :  sexual reproduction involving fusion of unlike gametes often differing in size, structure, and physiology

  2. 2 :  the condition of reproducing by heterogamy

First Known Use of heterogamy

circa 1894


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heterogamy

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noun het·er·og·a·my \-mē\

Medical Definition of heterogamy

plural

heterogamies

  1. 1:  sexual reproduction involving fusion of unlike gametes often differing in size, structure, and physiology

  2. 2:  the condition of reproducing by heterogamy


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