homogamy

noun ho·mog·a·my \ hō-ˈmä-gə-mē \

Definition of homogamy

:the mating of like with like

homogamous

play \hō-ˈmä-gə-məs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of homogamy

German Homogamie, from hom- + -gamie -gamy


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homogamy

noun ho·mog·a·my \ hō-ˈmäg-ə-mē \

medical Definition of homogamy

plural homogamies
:reproduction within an isolated group perpetuating qualities by which it is differentiated from the larger group of which it is a part; broadly :the mating of like with like

homogamous

play \-məs\ or homogamic play \ˌhō-mə-ˈgam-ik, ˌhäm-ə-\ adjective

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