noun Etymology: German Homogamie, from hom- + -gamie -gamy Date: 1897 the mating of like with like • homogamous adjective

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  • Homogamy — refers to marriage between individuals who are, in some culturally important way, similar to each other. Homogamy may be based on socio economic status, class, ethnicity, or religion. [http://bitbucket.icaap.org/dict.pl?term=HOMOGAMY] ee… …   Wikipedia

  • Homogamy — Ho*mog a*my, n. (Bot.) The condition of being homogamous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homogamy — homogamy. См. гомогамия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • homogamy — 1805, condition of bearing flowers that do not differ sexually, from Gk. homo (see HOMO (Cf. homo ) (1)) + GAMY (Cf. gamy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • homogamy — [hō mäg′ə mē] n. [Ger homogamie: see HOMO & GAMY] 1. the condition of having all flowers sexually alike 2. the condition of having stamens and pistils mature at the same time 3. inbreeding in an isolated group of individuals of the same species… …   English World dictionary

  • homogamy — homogamija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Vienalaikis žiedo purkos ir dulkinių subrendimas kaip būtina apdulkinimo sąlyga. atitikmenys: angl. homogamy rus. гомогамия …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • homogamy — n. [Gr. homos, same; gamos, marriage] The preference of a mating individual for another with similar phenotype or genotype; see heterogamy …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • homogamy — /hoh mog euh mee/, n. 1. the state of being homogamous. 2. interbreeding of individuals with like characteristics. [1870 75; HOMO + GAMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • homogamy — noun a) fertilization of a flower by pollen from the same plant b) breeding between similar individuals; inbreeding …   Wiktionary

  • homogamy — Similarity of husband and wife in a specific trait. [homo + G. gamos, marriage] * * * ho·mog·a·my hō mäg ə mē n, pl mies reproduction within an isolated group perpetuating qualities by which it is differentiated from the larger group of which it… …   Medical dictionary

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