lateral conjugation

noun

Definition of lateral conjugation

: sexual union between neighboring cells of the same filament of an alga — compare scalariform conjugation

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“Lateral conjugation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lateral%20conjugation. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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