hemigamous etymology

English word hemigamous comes from English hemi- (Half.), English -gamous

Detailed word origin of hemigamous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hemi- English (eng) Half.
-gamous English (eng) Having the specified form of reproduction, or reproductive organs.. Having the specified number or form of marriage.
hemigamous English (eng) (botany) Having one of the two florets in the same spikelet neuter, and the other unisexual, whether male or female; said of grasses.

Words with the same origin as hemigamous

Descendants of hemi-
hemiablation hemianopsia hemiaplasia hemicarbonic hemicastrate hemichannel hemichordate hemicorporectomy hemicylinder hemidiaphragm hemielliptic hemifluorinated hemifusion hemigigantism hemihypertrophy hemilaminectomy hemiloop hemimelia hemimorphic hemipenis hemisegment hemisemidemiquaver hemispherule hemisuccinate hemivertebra
Descendants of -gamous
agamous allogamous amphigamous anemogamous anisogamous autogamous bigamous bureaugamous cryptogamous endogamous heterogamous hologamous homogamous hydrogamous hypergamous monogamous oogamous orthogamous polygamous pseudogamous trigamous xenogamous