Medical Definition of Self incompatibility

1. Inability of pollen grains to fertilize flowers of the same plant or its close relatives. Acts as a mechanism to ensure out breeding within some plant species, for example in the case of the S gene complex in Brassicas. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self Incompatibility

self-worth
self acceptance
self administration
self antigen
self bow
self care
self cloning
self colour
self colours
self concept
self control
self disclosure
self image
self incompatibility (current term)
self induction
self medication
self mutilation
self pity
self pollination
self psychology
self replicating
self report
self splicing
self talk
self tolerance
selfabsorption
selfadjoint

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