allogamy

allogamy

[uh-log-uh-mee]
noun
cross-fertilization in plants (opposed to autogamy ).

Origin:
1875–80; allo- + -gamy

allogamous, adjective
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allogamy (əˈlɒɡəmɪ)
 
n
cross-fertilization in flowering plants
 
al'logamous
 
adj

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allogamy   (ə-lŏg'ə-mē)  Pronunciation Key 
See cross-fertilization.
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