HyperDic: self-fertilization

English > 1 sense of the word self-fertilization:
NOUNeventself-fertilization, self-fertilisationfertilization by the union of male and female gametes from the same individual
English > self-fertilization: 1 sense > noun 1, event
Meaningfertilization by the union of male and female gametes from the same individual.
Synonymself-fertilisation
Narrowerautogamyself-fertilization in plants
Broaderfertilization, fertilisation, fecundation, impregnationcreation by the physical union of male and female gametes
Oppositecross-fertilization, cross-fertilisationfertilization by the union of male and female gametes from different individual of the same species
Spanishautofertilización
Catalanautofertilització

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