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]


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  • agamogenetically — adverb By means of agamogenesis …   Wiktionary

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  • Alternate generation — Generation Gen er*a tion, n. [OE. generacioun, F. g[ e]n[ e]ration, fr.L. generatio.] 1. The act of generating or begetting; procreation, as of animals. [1913 Webster] 2. Origination by some process, mathematical, chemical, or vital; production;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Generation — Gen er*a tion, n. [OE. generacioun, F. g[ e]n[ e]ration, fr.L. generatio.] 1. The act of generating or begetting; procreation, as of animals. [1913 Webster] 2. Origination by some process, mathematical, chemical, or vital; production; formation;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spontaneous generation — Generation Gen er*a tion, n. [OE. generacioun, F. g[ e]n[ e]ration, fr.L. generatio.] 1. The act of generating or begetting; procreation, as of animals. [1913 Webster] 2. Origination by some process, mathematical, chemical, or vital; production;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alternate generation — noun alternation of sexual with asexual generation, in which the products of one process differ from those of the other, a form of reproduction common both to animal and vegetable organisms. In the simplest form, the organism arising from sexual… …   Wiktionary

  • 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

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