Synonyms of cross fertilization


1. cross-fertilization, cross-fertilisation, fertilization, fertilisation, fecundation, impregnation

usage: fertilization by the union of male and female gametes from different individual of the same species

2. cross-fertilization, cross-fertilisation, interchange, reciprocation, give-and-take

usage: interchange between different cultures or different ways of thinking that is mutually productive and beneficial; "the cross-fertilization of science and the creative arts"

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