Meaning of HOMOTHALLIC in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌhō-mō-ˈtha-lik ]


Etymology: hom- + Greek thallein to sprout, grow — more at thallus

Date: 1904

1. : having a haploid phase that produces two kinds of gametes capable of fusing to form a zygote — used especially of algae and fungi

2. : monoecious

• ho·mo·thal·lism -ˈtha-ˌli-zəm noun

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