Pseudomixis

pseudomixis

[¦süd·ō′mik·səs]
(biology)
Formation of an embryo from the fusion of vegetative cells instead of gametes. Also known as pseudogamy; somatogamy.

Pseudomixis

 

a special type of reproductive process in which fusion of two vegetative cells, morphologically undiffer-entiated according to sex, takes place. Pseudomixis characterizes many fungi.

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