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ex·og·a·my / ekˈsägəmē/ • n. Anthropol. the custom of marrying outside a community, clan, or tribe. Compare with endogamy. ∎  Biol. the fusion of reproductive cells from distantly related or unrelated individuals; outbreeding; cross-pollination. DERIVATIVES: ex·og·a·mous / -məs/ adj.

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exogamy

exogamy The fusion of reproductive cells from distantly related or unrelated organisms, i.e. outbreeding. Compare endogamy.

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exogamy

exogamy The tendency for a gamete to fuse with distantly related gameters rather than with closely related ones.

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exogamy

exogamy (ĕksŏg´əmē): see marriage.

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exogamy

exogamy See ENDOGAMY.

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