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heterogamy

Pronunciation: het'er-og'a-me

Definition:

  1. Conjugation of unlike gametes.
  2. Bearing different types of flowers.
  3. Reproduction by indirect methods of pollination.

[hetero- + G. gamos, marriage]

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