homothallic


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ho·mo·thal·lic

 (hō′mō-thăl′ĭk, hŏm′ō-)
adj.
Capable of self-fertilization. Used of certain fungi and algae.

[homo- + Greek thallos, young shoot; see thallo- + -ic.]

ho′mo·thal′lism n.

homothallic

(ˌhəʊməʊˈθælɪk)
adj
(Botany) (of some algae and fungi) having both male and female reproductive organs on the same thallus, which can be self-fertilizing. Compare heterothallic
[C20: from homo- + Greek thallos green shoot]
ˌhomoˈthallism n

ho•mo•thal•lic

(ˌhoʊ məˈθæl ɪk, ˌhɒm ə-)

adj.
1. (of a fungus) having all mycelia alike, the opposite sexual functions being performed by different cells of a single mycelium.
[1900–05; homo- + thall (us) + -ic]
ho`mo•thal′lism, n.