hologamy


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ho·log·a·mous

 (hə-lŏg′ə-məs)
adj.
Of or relating to a one-celled organism in which sexual reproduction occurs by the fusion of two whole cells that act as gametes and resemble each other.

ho·log′a·my n.

hologamy

(həʊˈlɒɡəmɪ)
n
(Biology) biology a type of reproduction in which the gametes are like ordinary cells in form and size, as is found in some algae and protozoa