orthogamy or*thog"a*my, n. [Ortho- + Gr. ? marriage.] (Bot.) Direct fertilization in plants, as when the pollen fertilizing the ovules comes from the stamens of the same blossom; -- opposed to {heterogamy}. [1913 Webster]

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