Parthenogeny
Parthenogeny \Par`the*nog"e*ny\, n. (Biol.) Same as {Parthenogenesis}. [1913 Webster]

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  • parthenogeny — par·the·nog·e·ny …   English syllables

  • parthenogeny — noun 1. human conception without fertilization by a man • Syn: ↑parthenogenesis, ↑virgin birth • Hypernyms: ↑asexual reproduction, ↑agamogenesis 2. process in which an unfertilized egg develops into a new individual; common among insects and some …   Useful english dictionary

  • παρθενογένεση — Ειδικός τρόπος γενετήσιας αναπαραγωγής, που συνίσταται στην ανάπτυξη του ωαρίου χωρίς τη γονιμοποίηση. Η π. χαρακτηρίζεται ως υποτυπώδης όταν το μη γονιμοποιημένο ωάριο αρχίζει τον μερισμό, αλλά δεν ξεπερνά τα πρώτα στάδια της εμβρυϊκής… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • parthenogenesis — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. parthenogeny, reproduction, birth, virgin birth; see reproduction 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • androgenesis — noun male parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only paternal chromosomes due to the failure of the egg nucleus to participate in fertilization • Syn: ↑androgeny • Derivationally related forms: ↑androgenic (for: ↑androgeny), ↑androgenetic …   Useful english dictionary

  • androgeny — noun male parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only paternal chromosomes due to the failure of the egg nucleus to participate in fertilization • Syn: ↑androgenesis • Derivationally related forms: ↑androgenic, ↑androgenetic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • asexual reproduction — noun reproduction without the fusion of gametes • Syn: ↑agamogenesis • Derivationally related forms: ↑agamogenetic (for: ↑agamogenesis) • Hypernyms: ↑reproduction …   Useful english dictionary

  • gynogenesis — noun female parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only maternal chromosomes due to the failure of the sperm to fuse with the egg nucleus • Hypernyms: ↑parthenogenesis, ↑parthenogeny …   Useful english dictionary

  • virgin birth — noun human conception without fertilization by a man • Syn: ↑parthenogenesis, ↑parthenogeny • Hypernyms: ↑asexual reproduction, ↑agamogenesis …   Useful english dictionary

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