n. [Gr. heteros, different; gonos, seed]
1. Study of relative growth; see allometric growth.
2. Alternation of generations; see heterogamy.
3. Both males and females present in a colony.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Heterogony — Het er*og o*ny, n. [Hetero + Gr. ? offspring.] (Bot.) The condition of having two or more kinds of flowers, different as to the length of their stamens and pistils. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • heterogony — [het΄ər äg′ə nē] n. [ HETERO + GONY] 1. ALTERNATION OF GENERATIONS 2. HETEROSTYLY 3. ALLOMETRY heterogonous [het΄ər äg′ənəs] adj …   English World dictionary

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  • heterogony — noun Date: circa 1887 1. alternation of generations; especially alternation of a dioecious with a parthenogenetic generation 2. allometry • heterogonic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heterogony — /het euh rog euh nee/, n. Biol. 1. the alternation of dioecious and hermaphroditic individuals in successive generations, as in certain nematodes. 2. the alternation of parthenogenetic and sexual generations. [1865 70; HETERO + GONY] * * * …   Universalium

  • heterogony — het·er·og·o·ny .het ə räg ə nē n, pl nies 1) ALTERNATION OF GENERATIONS esp alternation of a dioecious generation with a parthenogenetic one 2) ALLOMETRY * * * het·er·og·o·ny (het″ər ogґə ne) [hetero + Gr. gonos procreation] …   Medical dictionary

  • heterogony — n. (Biology) condition of alternating sexual and asexual reproduction; state of hermaphroditism or alternating maleness and femaleness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heterogony — het·er·og·o·ny …   English syllables

  • heterogony — het•er•og•o•ny [[t]ˌhɛt əˈrɒg ə ni[/t]] n. dvl alternation of generations …   From formal English to slang

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