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allogamy

[uh-log-uh-mee] /əˈlɒg ə mi/
noun
1.
cross-fertilization in plants (opposed to autogamy).
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; allo- + -gamy
Related forms
allogamous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for allogamy

allogamy

/əˈlɒɡəmɪ/
noun
1.
cross-fertilization in flowering plants
Derived Forms
allogamous, adjective
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allogamy in Science
allogamy
  (ə-lŏg'ə-mē)   
See cross-fertilization.
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