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dichogamy

[dahy-kog-uh-mee] /daɪˈkɒg ə mi/
noun
1.
a dichogamous condition.
Origin of dichogamy
1860-1865
From the German word Dichogamie, dating back to 1860-65. See dicho-, -gamy
Related forms
nondichogamy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dichogamy

dichogamy

/daɪˈkɒɡəmɪ/
noun
1.
the maturation of male and female parts of a flower at different times, preventing automatic self-pollination Compare homogamy (sense 2)
Derived Forms
dichogamous, dichogamic (ˌdaɪkəʊˈɡæmɪk) adjective
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