Homogamy



[hoh-mog-uh-mee] /hoʊˈmɒg ə mi/

noun
1.
the state of being homogamous.
2.
interbreeding of individuals with like characteristics.
/hɒˈmɒɡəmɪ/
noun
1.
a condition in which all the flowers of an inflorescence are either of the same sex or hermaphrodite Compare heterogamy (sense 3)
2.
the maturation of the anthers and stigmas of a flower at the same time, ensuring self-pollination Compare dichogamy
n.

1805, “condition of bearing flowers that do not differ sexually,” from homo- (1) “same” + -gamy.

homogamy ho·mog·a·my (hō-mŏg’ə-mē)
n.
Reproduction within a group that perpetuates qualities or traits that distinguish the group from a larger group of which it is part. Also called inbreeding.

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