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ho·mog·a·my

(hō-mog'ă-mē),
Similarity of husband and wife in a specific trait.
[homo- + G. gamos, marriage]

homogamy

(hə-mŏg′ə-mē, hō-)
n.
1. The state of having stamens and pistils that mature simultaneously.
2. The state of having only one kind of flower on a plant, such as only unisexual flowers.
3. Marriage between people who are similar to each other, especially in their sociocultural backgrounds.

ho′mo·gam′ic (-găm′ĭk) adj.

ho·mog·a·my

(hŏ-mog'ă-mē)
Similarity of husband and wife in a specific trait (e.g., ethnicity, poverty).
[homo- + G. gamos, marriage]

homogamy

the state of having anthers and stigmas maturing at the same time.
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43% of grandfathers have the same professions and farmers were the most homogamous (86.
Like the other Arab-Muslim societies, homogamous marriages among Chaouis from Khenchela occupy until now a very important place.
2002), using a molecular approach, confirmed the monophyly of the group (adding two morphological synapomorphies: homogamous capitula arranged laterally on the branches) and suggested that the Asian clade could be recognized as a distinct tribe.
Capitula homogamous or heterogamous; discoid, radiate, ligulate, or disciform; receptacle epaleate, less frequently paleate, glabrous to pubescent, alveolate, ciliate, setose to fimbriate; involucre uniseriate to multiseriate.
At the start of the period, the most homogamous groups were the sons of farmers (II), and to a lesser extent those of crofters and farm workers (V).
The total percentage of homogamous marriages is directly affected by changes in the occupational distribution.
Capitulescences monocephalous, terminal; capitula pedunculate, homogamous or heterogamous, radiate or disciform; receptacle epaleate; involucre multiseriate.
Capitulescences corymbose; capitula pedunculate, homogamous, ligulate; receptacle epaleate; involucre multiseriate.
Capitulescences spicate to paniculate; capitula sessile, homogamous, ligulate, one- to ten-flowered; receptacle epaleate, glabrous to setose; involucre multiseriate.
Capitulescences corymbose to paniculate; capitula pedunculate to subsessile, homogamous, discoid or radiate; receptacle paleaceous, paleae thin, scarious, embracing the central florets; involucre one- to two-seriate.
Capitulescences monocephalous or two- to ten-headed, loosely to densely corymbose to racemose; capitula massive, short-pedunculate to sessile, homogamous, discoid; receptacle strongly paleate-setiferous to epaleate, paleae long-linear, flat; involucre multiseriate.
Figures 2 and 3 demonstrate the beginning of the inflorescence meristem ontogeny for two homogamous capitula (one in the Asteraceae, and one in the Apiaceae).