plasmogamy

noun
plas·​mog·​a·​my | \ plaz-ˈmä-gə-mē How to pronounce plasmogamy (audio) \

Definition of plasmogamy

: fusion of the cytoplasm of two or more cells as distinguished from fusion of nuclei

First Known Use of plasmogamy

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Plasmogamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plasmogamy. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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plasmogamy

noun
plas·​mog·​a·​my | \ plaz-ˈmäg-ə-mē How to pronounce plasmogamy (audio) \
plural plasmogamies

Medical Definition of plasmogamy

: fusion of the cytoplasm of two or more cells as distinguished from fusion of nuclei

called also plastogamy

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