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a. Fertilization of a flower by its own pollen.
b. The union of nuclei within and arising from a single cell, as in certain protozoans and fungi.
au′to·gam′ic (ô′tō-găm′ĭk), au·tog′a·mous adj.
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|Adj.||1.||autogamous - characterized by or fit for autogamy|
endogamic, endogamous - characterized by or fit for fertilization by pollen from another flower of the same kind