Heterogamy



[het-uh-rog-uh-mee] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒg ə mi/

noun
1.
heterogamous state.
/ˌhɛtəˈrɒɡəmɪ/
noun
1.
a type of sexual reproduction in which the gametes differ in both size and form Compare isogamy
2.
a condition in which different types of reproduction occur in successive generations of an organism
3.
the presence of both male and female flowers in one inflorescence Compare homogamy (sense 1)

heterogamy het·er·og·a·my (hět’ə-rŏg’ə-mē)
n.
The state or condition in which conjugating gametes are dissimilar in structure and size as well as in function.
heterogamy
(hět’ə-rŏg’ə-mē)

heterogamous adjective

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