macrogamy

noun
mac·​rog·​a·​my | \ maˈkrägəmē \
plural -es

Definition of macrogamy

1 : hologamy
2 : syngamy between fully developed vegetative cells (as in certain protozoa or algae) — compare microgamy

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History and Etymology for macrogamy

macr- + -gamy

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“Macrogamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macrogamy. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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