syngamy

syngamy

[sing-guh-mee]
noun Biology.
union of gametes, as in fertilization or conjugation; sexual reproduction.

Origin:
1900–05; syn- + -gamy

syngamic [sin-gam-ik] , syngamous [sing-guh-muhs] , adjective
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syngamy or syngenesis (ˈsɪŋɡəmɪ, sɪnˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
 
n
other names for sexual reproduction
 
syngenesis or syngenesis
 
n
 
syngamic or syngenesis
 
adj
 
syngamous or syngenesis
 
adj

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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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syngamy   (sĭng'gə-mē)  Pronunciation Key 
The fusion of two gametes in fertilization.
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