allogamy


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al·log·a·my

(al-og'ă-mē),
Fertilization of the oocyte of one person by the sperm of another. Compare: autogamy.
[allo- + G. gamos, marriage]

allogamy

(ə-lŏg′ə-mē)
n.
2. See cross-pollination.

allogamy

allogamy

The pollination from the anther of the flower of one plant to the stigma of the flower of a genetically distinct plant, which may be limited or expanded by self-incompatibility, heterostyly, dichogamy or herkogamy.

allogamy

see CROSS-FERTILIZATION.
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