Definition of Apogamous

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the development of an embryo in the absence of fertilization.

Exact synonyms: Apogametic, Apogamic
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Partainyms: Apogamy, Apogamy, Apogamy
Derivative terms: Apogamy, Apogamy



Definition of Apogamous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apogamous

apoenzyme
apoenzymes
apoferment
apoferments
apoferritin
apoferritins
apofocus
apogaeic
apogalactic
apogalacticon
apogametic
apogamia
apogamic
apogamies
apogamous (current term)
apogeal
apogean
apogees
apogeic
apogeotropic
apogeotropism
apogonid
apogonids
apograph
apographs
apoherm
apoherms

Literary usage of Apogamous

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1. Lectures on the Physiology of Plants by Julius Sachs (1887)
"The view that such apogamous species are undergoing extinction is opposed, and correctly, by De Bary, with the remark that it is just among most apogamous ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"... and apogamous growths is very anomalous ; their position is not definite ... still they are there, and those who hold that apogamous developments are a ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"After six weeks the cushion regions become markedly thickened, which thickenings indicate the beginnings of apogamous sporophytes. ..."

4. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"Since the apogamous plants produce both diploid and haploid spore- mother-cells, it is accordingly not surprising that both apogamous and sexual plants ..."

5. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"A convenient classification of types of apogamous development has been ... It produced two apogamous buds on the ventral side in the region where the ..."

6. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"In apogamous ferns, according to FARMER, MOORE, and DIGBY (Proc. Royal Soc., 1903, 71, 453), a fusion between the nuclei of two vegetative cells takes place ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"The species is rather rare; in some stations it is found without the variety but in the larger number of localities only the apogamous form occurs. ..."

8. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1897)
"This, as De Bary has shown, may be regarded as corresponding to some extent with the first leaf of an apogamous sporophyte.** A structure comparable with ..."

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