asexual reproduction
Any method of reproduction not involving fertilization, as that by fission, fragmentation, spore production, budding, vegetative reproduction, and gemmule formation.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Asexual reproduction — in liverworts: a caducous phylloid germinating Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction by which offspring arise from a single parent, and inherit the genes of that parent only, it is reproduction which does not involve meiosis, ploidy… …   Wikipedia

  • asexual reproduction — Reproduction Re pro*duc tion ( d?k sh?n), n. [Cf. F. reproduction.] 1. The act or process of reproducing; the state of being reproduced; specifically (Biol.), the process by which plants and animals give rise to offspring. [1913 Webster] Note:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asexual reproduction — n reproduction (as cell division, spore formation, fission, or budding) without union of individuals or gametes * * * reproduction without the fusion of gametes, as by fission or budding …   Medical dictionary

  • asexual reproduction — Reproduction that does not involve the formation and union of gametes from the different sexes or mating types. It occurs mainly in lower animals, micro organisms and plants. In plants, asexual reproduction is by vegetative propagation (e.g.… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • asexual reproduction — asexual reproduction. См. бесполое размножение. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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

  • asexual reproduction — nelytinis dauginimas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Dauginimas sporomis ir įvairiomis vegetatyvinėmis dalimis, t. y. be ap(si)vaisinimo. atitikmenys: angl. asexual reproduction; monogenesis rus. бесполое размножение; моногенез ryšiai …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • asexual reproduction — Reproduction or propagation that doesn t involve the union of gametes …   Combined glossary of agriculture

  • asexual reproduction — reproduction which does not involve sexual processes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • asexual reproduction — noun a) Any form of reproduction that does not involve the fusion of gametes. b) Any form of reproduction that involves neither meiosis nor fusion of gametes. Ant: sexual reproduction …   Wiktionary

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