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plasmogamy

[plaz-mog-uh-mee]
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noun Biology.
  1. the fusion of the protoplasts of cells.
Compare karyogamy.

Origin of plasmogamy

First recorded in 1910–15; plasmo- + -gamy
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plasmogamy in Medicine

plasmogamy

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n.
  1. Fusion of two or more cells or protoplasts without fusion of the nuclei, as occurs in higher terrestrial fungi.
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