• Definition for "orthogamy"
    • fertilization of ovules of a plant by pollen…
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  • Antonym for "orthogamy"

orthogamy definition

  • noun:
    • fertilization of ovules of a plant by pollen through the exact same plant
    • Direct fertilization in plants, as once the pollen fertilizing the ovules originates from the stamens of the identical bloom; -- in opposition to heterogamy.
    • In botany, direct or instant fertilization, without having the intervention of any mediate company.
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