pseudogamy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pseudo- +‎ -gamy

Noun[edit]

pseudogamy (uncountable)

  1. (zoology) gynogenesis
  2. (botany) any reproductive process that requires pollination but does not involve male inheritance.
  3. (botany) a type of agamospermy in which the endosperm is fertilized but the embryo is not.