chalazogamy


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to chalazogamy: porogamy

chalazogamy

(ˌkælæˈzɒɡəmɪ)
n
(of plants) the process of fertilization whereby the pollen tube penetrates the embryosac through the chalaza rather than through the micropyle
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The micropyle of the ovule is still the target for the pollen tube, except in aberrant situations like chalazogamy.