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geitonogamy

[gahyt-n-og-uh-mee] /ˌgaɪt nˈɒg ə mi/
noun, Botany
1.
pollination of a flower by pollen from another flower on the same plant.
Compare xenogamy.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Greek geitono- (stem of geítōn) neighbor + -gamy
Related forms
geitonogamous, adjective
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geitonogamy

/ˌɡaɪtəˈnɒɡəmɪ/
noun
1.
(botany) the transfer of pollen to a stigma of a different flower on the same plant
Word Origin
C19: from Greek geitōn neighbour + -gamy
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