syngameon

noun syn·game·on \sinˈgamēən, siŋˈg-, -gām-\

Definition of syngameon

plural

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  1. :  the members of a population capable of exchanging genes directly or indirectly

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Origin and Etymology of syngameon

New Latin, from Greek syngameon, syngamoun, neuter of syngameōn, syngamōn, present participle of syngamein to marry together, from syngamos united in wedlock, connected by marriage


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