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endogamy

 [en-dog´ah-me]
1. fertilization by union of separate cells having the same chromatin ancestry.
2. restriction of marriage to persons within the same community. adj., adj endog´amous.

en·dog·a·my

(en-dog'ă-mē),
Reproduction by conjugation between sister cells, the descendants of one original cell.
[endo- + G. gamos, marriage]

endogamy

/en·dog·a·my/ (en-dog´ah-me)
1. fertilization by union of separate cells having the same genetic ancestry.
2. restriction of marriage to persons within the same community.endog´amous

endogamy

(ĕn-dŏg′ə-mē)
n.
1. Anthropology The custom of marrying within a particular social or cultural group in accordance with custom or law.
2. Biology Reproduction by the fusion of gametes of similar ancestry, as in self-pollination or inbreeding.

en·dog′a·mous adj.

endogamy

The marriage of a person to another of his or her same social, economic or cultural group.

en·dog·a·my

(en-dog'ă-mē)
Reproduction by conjugation between sister cells, the descendants of one original cell.
[endo- + G. gamos, marriage]

endogamy

pollination of a flower by another flower on the same plant. Compare EXOGAMY.

endogamy

fertilization by union of separate cells having the same chromatin ancestry.
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That is the reason why when we call Hindu an ethnic group, in the genetic analysis we cannot pool all Hindus together as they belong to different endogamous groups and do not share a gene pool, which is very important in terms of genome analysis.
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And because the Ashekenazim were largely endogamous, rarely marrying outside the religion or accepting converts, they remained genetically distinct from neighboring peoples and, as it turns out, other Jewish populations.
Almost all of these persons are living in endogamous relationships.
Race, Weber's (1978:386) first ethnic identity factor, is based on heredity and endogamous conjugal groups, depending largely upon social and regional settings and values.
As is well known, the caste system in India consists of mutually exclusive, endogamous, hereditary, occupation specific groups.
The impurity of incest does not refer to the endogamous or intra-familial relationships themselves but rather to the pretextual impure circumstances that are understood to occur when family members become intimately related.
On the status of women, Muslim women are denied certain fights that men have, such as the fight to choose a marriage partner (rather, endogamous marriages are arranged with parallel cousins), the fight to pursue an education, property fights, and the fight to pursue a career after marriage.
Polish school children across the border in Imperial Germany sang the praises of a nationally endogamous Polish queen:
However, as Bouchard emphasizes in her study of consanguinity and noble marriages in the tenth and eleventh centuries, the Church's expanded definition of incest during this period meant that nobility not only in England and France, but in Germany as well, were regularly in danger of making endogamous unions which the Church could reject as incestuous.