chalazogamy


chalazogamy
chal·a·zog·a·my

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  • Chalazogamy — Chal a*zog a*my, n. [Chalaza + gamy, as in polygamy.] (Bot.) A process of fecundation in which the pollen tube penetrates to the embryosac through the tissue of the chalaza, instead of entering through the micropyle. It was originally discovered… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chalazogamy — ˌkaləˈzägəmē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chalaz (from New Latin chalaza) + o + gamy; probably originally formed as French chalazogamie : a process of fertilization in which the pollen tube penetrates to the embryo… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chalazogamic — Chalazogamy Chal a*zog a*my, n. [Chalaza + gamy, as in polygamy.] (Bot.) A process of fecundation in which the pollen tube penetrates to the embryosac through the tissue of the chalaza, instead of entering through the micropyle. It was originally …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chalaza — The chalaza (  /kəˈl …   Wikipedia

  • porogamy — pōˈrägəmē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary poro + gamy; probably originally formed in German : entrance of the pollen tube in a seed plant through the micropyle compare chalazogamy * * * porogamy /pör or pōr ogˈə mi/… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reproductive system, plant — Introduction       any of the systems, sexual or asexual, by which plants reproduce. In plants, as in animals, the end result of reproduction is the continuation of a given species, and the ability to reproduce is, therefore, rather conservative …   Universalium

  • χαλαζογαμία — η, Ν βοτ. μέθοδος γονιμοποίησης στα σπερματόφυτα κατά την οποία ο γυρεοσωλήνας φθάνει στον σπερματικό πυρήνα όχι μέσω τής μικροπύλης τής σπερμοβλάστης αλλά διά μέσου τού πλακούντα και τής χάλαζας. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. chalazogamy… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • chalazogamic — /kəl az ō gamˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑chalazogamy …   Useful english dictionary


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