Self-fertilisation, common in plants and also in some ciliate protozoa where gametic nuclei from a single micronucleus subsequently fuse to form the zygote nucleus.
The fertilisation of a flower by its own pollen.
Type: Term Pronunciation: aw-tog′ă-mē Definitions: 1. A form of self-fertilization in which fission of the cell nucleus occurs without division of the cell, the two pronuclei so formed reuniting to form the synkaryon; in other cases, the cell body also divides, but the two daughter cells immediately conjugate. Synonyms: automixis .....Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=8720
- self-fertilization in plantsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=autogamy
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Self-fertilization, the fertilizing pollen being derived from the same blossom as the pistil acted upon. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/149
<biology> Self fertilization, common in plants and also in some ciliate protozoa where gametic nuclei from a single micronucleus subsequently fuse to form the zygote nucleus. ... (02 Jan 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
self-fertilization in plantsFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=autogamy
• (n.) Self-fertilization, the fertilizing pollen being derived from the same blossom as the pistil acted upon.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/autogamy/
(from the article `self-fertilization`) ...of male and female gametes (sex cells) produced by the same individual. Self-fertilization occurs in bisexual organisms, including most flowering ... [4 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/a/128
autogamy 1. In botany, self-fertilization or self-pollination in plants by their own pollen. 2. In biology, the union of nuclei within and arising from a single cell, as with certain protozoans and fungi. 3. Reproduction in which a single cell undergoes reduction division producing two autogametes that subsequently fuse.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/262/7
autogamy, autogamic, autogamous 1. Self-fertilization. 2. In biology, fusion of sister-cells or of pairs of nuclei within a cell.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2788/
The process of self-pollination.Found on http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/orchidkey/html/glossary.html
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