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Definition of the noun allogamy

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noun - plural: allogamies

  1. cross-fertilization in plants

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  1. [biology] The fertilization of an ovum from one individual with the spermatozoa of another; cross-fertilization


Allogamy is a term used in the field of biological reproduction describing the fertilization of an ovum from one individual with the spermatozoa of another. By contrast, autogamy is the term used for self-fertilization. In humans, the fertilization event is an instance of allogamy. Self-fertilization occurs in hermaphroditic organisms where the two gametes fused in fertilization come from the same individual. This is common in plants and certain protozoans.

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Google previewConcepts of Biology XII

by Prof. Kotpal, Dr. Tyagi, Dr. Bendre, & Dr. Pande

Allogamy is the other name for pollination. 3. Scent and nectar are adaptations to help pollinated plants. 4. Self incompatibility is adaptation for pollination. 5. The main component of the outer spore wall is 6. In angiosperms the microspore is ...

Google previewTarget 2011: Biology 12

by Tmh

Allogamy is the other name for . 2. Scent and Nectar are adaptations to help pollinated plants.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Principles of Plant Genetics and Breeding by George Acquaah, ISBN 9780470664759 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

isself contact CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, PLACES, CONCEPTS Allogamy Allogamy is a term used in the field of biological reproduction describing the fertilization of an ovum from one individual with the spermatozoa of ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Botany (2002)

by Jill Bailey

allogamy Cross-fertilization in plants.

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

cross-fertilization: The fusion of male and female gametes from different genotypes or individuals of the same species, as base of genetic recombination bot >>> allogamy >>> cross- pollination >>> Table 35 cross-hybridization: In ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

Allogamy: Allogamy is fertilization between gametes from different individual(s). ▷autogamy Allogeneic: Antigenic difference exists between two cells (in a chimera). ▷antigen, ▷allograft, ▷autologous, ▷xenogeneic Allogeneic Inhibition: ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2008)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

allogamy ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1920)

Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Anatomy, Cytology, Embryology, Physiology by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

allogamy (älög' äml) n.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

allogamy (adj. allogamous) : Synonym for cross- fertilization; this is the combining of gametes derived from different individuals. allogeneic transplant : A transplant of an organ or tissue that is donated either by a ...

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2012)

by Frank J. Dye

allogamy cross-pollination. allometric growth See: allometry. allometry 5 amnion allometry the quantitative relationship between a part.

Google previewBiology Dictionary (2009)

by P. K. Gupta

Allogamy Cross- fertilization in plants. Allograft The transplantation of an organ or tissue in plants and animals.

Google previewDictionary of Agriculture (1998)

by Alan Stephens

prefix different 0 allogamy [a'logamil noun fertilization by pollen from different flowers or from flowers of genetically different plants of the same species COMMENTi some fruit trees are self-fertile, that is, they ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

allogamy *Fertilization that involves *pollen and * ovules from different flowers. See also AUTOGAMY; GEITONOGAMY; XENO— GAMY. allogenic Applied to successional change arising from a change in ...

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Allogamy Meaning

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The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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