Autogamy definition

ô-tŏgə-mē
Internal self-fertilization in algae, fungi, protozoans, etc. by the fusion of gametes or nuclei within the same individual.
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Self-fertilization, especially:
  • Fertilization of a flower by its own pollen.
  • The union of nuclei within and arising from a single cell, as in certain protozoans and fungi.
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Self-fertilization, as in a flower receiving pollen from its own stamens.
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Self-fertilization, especially:
  • Fertilization of a flower by its own pollen.
  • The union of nuclei within and arising from a single cell, as in certain protozoans and fungi.
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The union of nuclei within and arising from a single cell, as in certain protozoans and fungi.
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Self-fertilization, the fertilizing pollen being derived from the same blossom as the pistil acted upon.
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Origin of autogamy

  • auto- +‎ -gamy

    From Wiktionary