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syngamy

[sing-guh-mee] /ˈsɪŋ gə mi/
noun, Biology
1.
union of gametes, as in fertilization or conjugation; sexual reproduction.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; syn- + -gamy
Related forms
syngamic
[sin-gam-ik] /sɪnˈgæm ɪk/ (Show IPA),
syngamous
[sing-guh-muh s] /ˈsɪŋ gə məs/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for syngamous

syngamy

/ˈsɪŋɡəmɪ/
noun
1.
other names for sexual reproduction
Derived Forms
syngamic (sɪŋˈɡæmɪk), syngamous (ˈsɪŋɡəməs) adjective
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syngamous in Medicine

syngamy syn·ga·my (sĭng'gə-mē)
n.
The fusion of two gametes in fertilization.


syn·gam'ic (sĭn-gām'ĭk) or syn'ga·mous (sĭng'gə-məs) adj.
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syngamous in Science
syngamy
  (sĭng'gə-mē)   
The fusion of two gametes in fertilization.
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