Definition of Self-fertilisation

1. Noun. Fertilization by the union of male and female gametes from the same individual.

Exact synonyms: Self-fertilization
Generic synonyms: Fecundation, Fertilisation, Fertilization, Impregnation
Specialized synonyms: Autogamy
Antonyms: Cross-fertilization



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-fertilisation

self-evidence
self-evidency
self-evident
self-evident truth
self-evidently
self-examination
self-examining
self-excitation
self-existence
self-existent
self-explanatory
self-expression
self-feeder
self-feeling
self-fertile
self-fertilisation (current term)
self-fertilised
self-fertilization
self-fertilized
self-flagellation
self-flattery
self-forgetful
self-fulfilling
self-fulfilling prophecies
self-fulfilling prophecy
self-fulfillment
self-generated
self-giving
self-governing
self-government

Literary usage of Self-fertilisation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Fertilisation of Flowers by Hermann Müller, Charles Darwin (1883)
"For instance, Hildebrand in says: "In most plants self-fertilisation is avoided by special contrivances or even rendered impossible ..."

2. The Fertilisation of Flowers by Hermann Müller, Charles Darwin (1883)
"For instance, Hildebrand in says: " In most plants self-fertilisation is avoided by special contrivances or even rendered impossible, or if it does take ..."

3. The Fertilisation of Flowers by Hermann Müller, Charles Darwin (1883)
"For instance, Hildebrand in says: "In most plants self-fertilisation is avoided by special contrivances or even rendered impossible, or if it does take ..."

4. Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection, with Some of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1889)
"... facts bearing on insect fertilisation—Fertilisation of flowers by birds—self-fertilisation of flowers—Difficulties and contradictions—Intercrossing not ..."

5. Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection, with Some of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1890)
"... facts bearing on insect fertilisation—Fertilisation of flowers by birds—self-fertilisation of flowers—Difficulties and contradictions—Intercrossing not ..."

6. Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection, with Some of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1891)
"... facts bearing on insect fertilisation—Fertilisation of flowers by birds—self-fertilisation of Hovers— Difficulties and contradictions—Intercrossing not ..."

7. Report of the Annual Meeting (1895)
"The time has passed for regarding self-fertilisation as being always necessarily harmful in itself, and it is now recognised as a regular feature in the ..."

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