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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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