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apogamy


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apogamy  \A*pog"a*my\,  n.  [Pref.  apo-  +  Gr  ?  marriage.]  (Bot.) 
  The  formation  of  a  bud  in  place  of  a  fertilized  ovule  or 
  o["o]spore.  --De  Bary. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  apogamy 
  n  :  (botany)  development  of  an  embryo  without  fertilization; 
  (especially  in  some  ferns)  development  of  a  sporophyte 
  from  the  gametophyte  without  fertilization 




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