endogamic


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Adj.1.endogamic - characterized by or fit for fertilization by pollen from another flower of the same kind
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
2.endogamic - pertaining to or characterized by the custom of marrying only within the limits of a clan or tribe
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
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James provides her reader with an in-depth understanding of how the Medici employed both the endogamic union (i.e., Piero de' Medici to Lucrezia Tornabuoni) and the exogamic (i.e., Lorenzo il Magnifico to Clarice Orsini) to their political advantages.
The per se value of a completely endogamic inbred line may be predicted from the performance of the [F.sub.1] generation from which it is originated.
Instead, Guimaraes offers a reflection of an endogamic art world and a film seemingly produced for an insider public.
Under this arrangement, each woman was required to attach herself to a man within the endogamic circle in a quasi-marriage arrangement in which sexual activity was allowed--until she finally got married outside her endogamic circle.
The third n-5 subgroup displays the same endogamic tendencies but incorporated an author from another institution.
According to the same survey, French-Turks are very endogamic (endogamy is marriage within the group, while exogamy is the marriage of two people from two identity groups).
Hrothgar advances Beowulf as the possible heir to the throne and strengthens the exogamic relations at the expense of his endogamic kinship bonds.