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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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Sixty percent of the homogamous families rated themselves as successful in the Hui ways of life, whereas twenty percent stated that they were in a continuum between both but they tended to improve their ties with the Hui cultural values, and the remaining twenty percent stated that they tried to keep a balance between both Hui and Han socio-cultural values as they desired to enjoy a good status in the Han social setup.
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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.
This suggests that the utilitarian perspective will appropriately predict the degree of educational homogamy among cohabitors relative to married couples in Quebec: cohabiting couples in the French province are expected to be more homogamous with respect to education than married couples.
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).
05, together with daily pollen and seed accrual rates (1 - p, 1 - g) that would normally combine to select for 3-d homogamous flowers (i.
Since homogamous pairings are predictive of having a happy/durable marriage, undergraduates can benefit from learning how to identify a homogamous partner- a partner with whom they share similar characteristics.
Capitulescences monocephalous, terminal; capitula pedunculate, homogamous or heterogamous, radiate or disciform; receptacle epaleate; involucre multiseriate.
Kalmijn (1991b) shows that the percent of homogamous marriages rises as a marriage cohort ages.
Shehan and Bock (1990) reported that religiosity does have a positive impact on marital happiness, but only among homogamous Catholics.
Capitulescences monocephalous or paniculate to corymbose, terminal; capitula pedunculate, homogamous or heterogamous, radiate; receptacle epaleate, setose; involucre multiseriate.
Homogamous late marriage among professionals and constantly postponed marriage among black people are offered as evidence of this hypothesis.