plasmogamy

noun

plas·​mog·​a·​my plaz-ˈmä-gə-mē How to pronounce plasmogamy (audio)
: fusion of the cytoplasm of two or more cells as distinguished from fusion of nuclei

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International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of plasmogamy was in 1912

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“Plasmogamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plasmogamy. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

plasmogamy

noun
plas·​mog·​a·​my plaz-ˈmäg-ə-mē How to pronounce plasmogamy (audio)
plural plasmogamies
: fusion of the cytoplasm of two or more cells as distinguished from fusion of nuclei

called also plastogamy

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