definition of autogamic by The Free Dictionary

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au·tog·a·my

 (ô-tŏg′ə-mē)

n.

Self-fertilization, especially:

a. Fertilization of a flower by its own pollen.

b. The union of nuclei within and arising from a single cell, as in certain protozoans and fungi.


au′to·gam′ic (ô′tō-găm′ĭk), au·tog′a·mous adj.

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Adj. 1. autogamic – characterized by or fit for autogamy

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