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self-incompatible

[self-in-kuh m-pat-uh-buh l]
adjective Botany.
  1. not capable of self-pollination.
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Related formsself-in·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty [self-in-kuh m-pat-uh-bil-i-tee] /ˌsɛlf ɪn kəmˌpæt əˈbɪl ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for self-incompatible

self-incompatible

adjective
  1. (of a plant) incapable of self-fertilization because its own pollen is prevented from germinating on the stigma or the pollen tube is blocked before it reaches the egg cell
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Derived Formsself-incompatibility, noun
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