Agamogenetic
Agamogenetic Ag`a*mo*ge*net"ic, n. (Biol.) Reproducing or produced without sexual union. -- {Ag`a*mo*ge*net"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

All known agamogenetic processes end in a complete return to the primitive stock. --Huxley. [1913 Webster]


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  • agamogenetic — adjective Of or pertaining to agamogenesis …   Wiktionary

  • agamogenetic — Indicating asexual reproduction. * * * aga·mo·ge·net·ic (ag″ə mo jə netґik) reproducing asexually …   Medical dictionary

  • agamogenetic — adj. of asexual reproduction (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • agamogenetic — aga·mo·ge·net·ic …   English syllables

  • agamogenetic — adjective (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction • Syn: ↑agamic, ↑agamous, ↑apomictic, ↑parthenogenetic • Similar to: ↑asexual, ↑nonsexual • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Agamogenetically — Agamogenetic Ag a*mo*ge*net ic, n. (Biol.) Reproducing or produced without sexual union. {Ag a*mo*ge*net ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] All known agamogenetic processes end in a complete return to the primitive stock. Huxley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • apomictic — adjective 1. of or relating to a plant that reproduces by apomixis • Syn: ↑apomictical • Pertains to noun: ↑apomict (for: ↑apomictical), ↑apomict • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • parthenogenetic — adjective (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction • Syn: ↑agamic, ↑agamous, ↑agamogenetic, ↑apomictic • Similar to: ↑asexual, ↑nonsexual • Deriva …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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