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syngamy

 [sing´gah-me]
a method of reproduction in which two individuals (gametes) unite permanently and their nuclei fuse; sexual reproduction.
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syn·ga·my

(sin'gă-mē),
Conjugation of the gametes in fertilization.
[syn- + G. gamos, marriage]
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syngamy

(sĭng′gə-mē)
n.
The fusion of two gametes in fertilization.

syn·gam′ic (sĭn-găm′ĭk), syn′ga·mous (sĭng′gə-məs) adj.
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syn·ga·my

(sin'gă-mē)
Union of the male and female gametes.
[syn- + G. gamos, marriage]
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syngamy

The fusion of two GAMETES. Sexual reproduction.
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syngamy

the fusion of gametes.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005