Origin: The word GAM originated from the Greek word GAMUS which means marriage or wedding.
The words derived from this possess the above meaning.
Agamic = Reproducing asexually.
Allogamy = Fertilisation of a flower by pollen from another flower.
Anisogamy = Sexual reproduction by the fusion of dissimilar gametes.
Autogamy = Self-fertilization, especially the self-pollination of a flower.
Cryptogam = A plant that has no true flowers or seeds.
Digamy = A second marriage contracted after the termination of the first by death or divorce.
Endogamy = The custom of marrying only within the limits of a local community, clan, or tribe.
Gamete = A mature haploid male or female germ cell.
Heterogamy = A state in which the flowers of a plant are of two or more types.
Misogamy = Bachelorhood, celibacy.
Plastogamy = Fusion of multiple cells without the fusion of their nuclei.
Polygamy = Practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time.

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