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self-incompatible

[self-in-kuh m-pat-uh-buh l] /ˌsɛlf ɪn kəmˈpæt ə bəl/
adjective, Botany
1.
not capable of self-pollination.
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self-incompatibility [self-in-kuh m-pat-uh-bil-i-tee] /ˌsɛlf ɪn kəmˌpæt əˈbɪl ɪ ti/ (Show IPA), noun
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British Dictionary definitions for self-incompatible

self-incompatible

adjective
1.
(of a plant) incapable of self-fertilization because its own pollen is prevented from germinating on the stigma or the pollen tube is blocked before it reaches the egg cell
Derived Forms
self-incompatibility, noun
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