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Category:GO:0009566 ! fertilization

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DAG for GO:0009566id: GO:0009566

name: fertilization
namespace: biological_process
def: "The union of gametes of opposite sexes during the process of sexual reproduction to form a zygote. It involves the fusion of the gametic nuclei (karyogamy) and cytoplasm (plasmogamy)." [GOC:tb, ISBN:0198506732]
synonym: "syngamy" EXACT []
xref: Wikipedia:Fertilisation
is_a: GO:0022414 ! reproductive process
relationship: part_of: GO:0019953 ! sexual reproduction

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0009566</GOterm>
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