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heterogamous

het·er·og·a·mous

heterogamous

 
pronunciation:
he t ra g ms
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by having, or reproducing by the union of, unlike gametes.
definition 2: bearing flowers of different sexes, as certain plants.
definition 3: characterized by alternating sexual and asexual reproduction in successive generations.
derivation: heterogamy (n.)
Word Parts
The word heterogamous contains the following parts:
gam, gamo, -gamy Greek root that means marriage
hetero Greek root that means different, other
synonyms:
ali, allo, all
antonyms:
homo, homeo, omal, iso-