(het′ər äg′ə məs)
- characterized by the uniting of heterogametes
- characterized by reproduction in which sexual and asexual generations alternate
- bearing flowers that are sexually different
See heterogamous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
a. Characterized by the fusion of unlike gametes in the reproductive process.
b. Characterized by reproduction involving the alternation of sexual and parthenogenetic generations.
- Botany Bearing male and female flowers.
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