Definition of paedogamy in English:

paedogamy

(also pedogamy)

noun

Biology
  • In certain protists: reproduction by the fusion of gametes derived from the same parent cell.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Gary Calkins (1869–1943). From paedo- + -gamy, after German Pädogamie, Paedogamie.

Pronunciation

paedogamy

/ˌpiːˈdɒɡəmi/