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əˈpɒg ə miapogamy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apogamynoun

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


  1. apogamynoun

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


  1. apogamy

    Apogamy is a type of reproduction process in certain plants and algae where the embryo is formed directly from vegetative cells of the gametophyte, rather than by the fusion of male and female gametes (sexual reproduction). This process results in offspring genetically identical to the parent organism, bypassing the typical fertilization phase.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apogamynoun

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

  2. Etymology: [Pref. apo- + Gr. marriage.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apogamy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apogamy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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