Agamogenesis Ag`a*mo*gen"e*sis, n. [Gr. ? unmarried ('a priv. + ? marriage) + ? reproduction.] (Biol.) Reproduction without the union of parents of distinct sexes: asexual reproduction. [1913 Webster]

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  • agamogenesis — [ag΄ə mō΄jen′ə sis] n. [ModL < Gr agamos (see AGAMIC) + GENESIS] Biol. asexual reproduction as by fission, budding, parthenogenesis, etc …   English World dictionary

  • agamogenesis — noun a) asexual reproduction He was as touching and as confidential as ever, and I felt we must look like an old couple that by some dazzling agamogenesis had produced this golden haired offspring. b) asexual reproduction …   Wiktionary

  • agamogenesis — n. [Gr. a, without; gamos, marriage; genesis, beginning] Asexual reproduction; parthenogenesis; reproduction without fertilization by a male gamete; agamogenetic a; see gamogenesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • agamogenesis — agamogenetic /ag euh moh jeuh net ik, ay gam euh /, adj. agamogenetically, adv. /ag euh moh jen euh sis, ay gam euh /, n. Biol. asexual reproduction by buds, offshoots, cell division, etc. [1860 65; < Gk ágamo(s) (see AGAMIC) + GENESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • agamogenesis — SYN: asexual reproduction. [G. agamos, unmarried, + genesis, production] * * * aga·mo·gen·e·sis (ag″ə mo jenґə sis) asexual reproduction …   Medical dictionary

  • AGAMOGENESIS —    name given to reproduction without sex, by fission, budding, &c …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • agamogenesis — reproduction by non sexual means Causation and Formation …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • agamogenesis — n. asexual reproduction (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • agamogenesis — aga·mo·gen·e·sis …   English syllables

  • agamogenesis — ag•a•mo•gen•e•sis [[t]ˌæg ə moʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌeɪ gæm ə [/t]] n. gen asexual reproduction by buds, offshoots, cell division, etc • Etymology: 1860–65 ag a•mo•ge•net′ic dʒəˈnɛt ɪk adj. ag a•mo•ge•net′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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