: the effect of a pollen parent on the developing maternal tissues of a seed or fruit outside the embryo and endosperm due to hormones produced by the embryo and endosperm after double fertilization compare carpoxenia, xenia

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New Latin, from meta- + xenia

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“Metaxenia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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