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cross-pol•li•na•tion



Pronunciation: (krôs'pol"u-nā'shun, kros'-), [key]
n.
1. Bot.the transfer of pollen from the flower of one plant to the flower of a plant having a different genetic constitution. Cf. self-pollination.
2. a sharing or interchange of knowledge, ideas, etc., as for mutual enrichment; cross-fertilization.

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