Definition of Autogamous

1. Adjective. Characterized by or fit for autogamy.

Exact synonyms: Autogamic
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Similar to: Self-fertilised, Self-fertilized, Self-pollinated
Derivative terms: Autogamy, Autogamy
Antonyms: Endogamous, Exogamous



Definition of Autogamous

1. a. Characterized by autogamy; self-fertilized.

Definition of Autogamous

1. Adjective. Self-fertilizing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Autogamous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Autogamous

1. Relating to or reproducing by autogamy. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autogamous

autofluorescing
autofluoroscope
autofocus
autofocused
autofocuses
autofocusing
autofocussed
autofocusses
autofocussing
autoformat
autoformats
autoformatted
autoformatting
autogamic
autogamies
autogamous (current term)
autogamy
autoganzfeld
autogas
autogated
autogating
autogeneal
autogeneic graft
autogenerate
autogenerated
autogenerates
autogenerating
autogeneration
autogenesis
autogenetic

Literary usage of Autogamous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner Von Marilaun (1902)
"86 species = 66'1% are autogamous as well as heterogamous. 9 species = 6'9% are invariably or usually autogamous. 99-9% (II.) Of 133 entomophilous plants in ..."

2. Botany for High Schools and Colleges by Charles Edwin Bessey (1880)
"autogamous flowers are much less numerous than either of the foregoing, and it is doubtful whether there are any species of plants all of whose flowers ..."

3. Return to Resistance: Breeding Crops to Reduce Pesticide Dependence by Raoul A. Robinson (1996)
"An autogamous species is one in which individual flowers, or plants, ... However, some cross-pollination always occurs in an autogamous species. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... of the flora of any region is autogamous, a large proportion both autogamous and heterogamous, and a moderate proportion entirely heterogamous. ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"... divides repeatedly, the resulting nuclei break down into fragments, each of which is a complete gametic nucleus. Fertilization is again autogamous and ..."

6. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1905)
"Briefly stated, a moderate proportion of the flora of any region is autogamous, a large proportion both autogamous and ..."

7. The Origin of Floral Structures Through Insect and Other Agencies by George Henslow (1888)
"have become regularly autogamous, while others are now ... If they stop there, and become autogamous as well, which is the usual result, then the flower ..."

8. Mystery of the Sexes: With Chapters on the Sexual Evolution of the Human by Francis H. Buzzacott (1914)
"... what would be the ultimate result of human bisexual perfection once attained? Simply this: The highest type of a superhuman autogamous supernatural and ..."

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