Meaning of self-conjugation in English:

self-conjugation

noun

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  • 1Biology
    Chiefly in filamentous algae and fungi: the conjugation of gametes produced on the same filament or hypha.

  • 2Mathematics
    The state or property of being self-conjugate.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Carpenter (1813–1885), biologist and university administrator. From self- + conjugation.

Pronunciation

self-conjugation

/ˌsɛlfkɒndʒʊˈɡeɪʃn/