Definitions for apogamyəˈpɒg ə mi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•pog•a•myəˈpɒg ə mi(n.)

  1. the asexual development of a sporophyte from a cell or cells of the gametophyte other than the egg.

    Category: Botany, Fungi

  2. Category: Developmental Biology

    Ref: parthenogenesis.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apogamy(noun)

    (botany) development of an embryo without fertilization; especially the development in some ferns of a sporophyte from the gametophyte without fertilization


  1. apogamy(Noun)

    Asexual reproduction of a fully formed plant directly from a bud.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apogamy(noun)

    the formation of a bud in place of a fertilized ovule or oospore


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