autogamy definition

  • noun:
    • Botany Self-fertilization in plants.
    • Biology The union of nuclei within and as a result of a single cell, as with certain protozoans and fungi.
    • self-fertilization, the fertilizing pollen becoming produced by similar bloom as pistil acted upon.
    • Self-fertilization, the fertilizing pollen being derived from exactly the same bloom since the pistil acted upon.
    • In botany, close-fertilization, or self-fertilization; the fertilization of a flower by its own pollen. See allogamy.
    • In biology, the pairing or mating of just as in want.
    • self-fertilization in flowers

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