adjective see parthenogenesis

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  • Parthenogenetic — Par the*no*ge*net ic, a. (Biol.) Of, pertaining to, or produced by, parthenogenesis; as, parthenogenetic forms. {Par the*no*ge*net ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parthenogenetic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or produced by, parthenogenesis; as, parthenogenetic forms. See Also: parthenogen, parthenogenesis …   Wiktionary

  • parthenogenetic — parthenogenesis ► NOUN Biology ▪ reproduction from an ovum without fertilization, especially in some invertebrates and lower plants. DERIVATIVES parthenogenetic adjective. ORIGIN from Greek parthenos virgin + genesis creation …   English terms dictionary

  • parthenogenetic — a; see arrenotoky, thelyotoky …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • parthenogenetic — See parthenogenesis. * * * …   Universalium

  • parthenogenetic — par·the·no·ge·net·ic jə net ik also par·the·no·gen·ic jen ik adj of, characterized by, or produced by parthenogenesis par·the·no·ge·net·i·cal·ly i k(ə )lē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • parthenogenetic — adj. of reproduction by unfertilized eggs pÉ‘rθɪnəʊdʒɪ netɪk / pɑːθ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parthenogenetic — par·the·no·genetic …   English syllables

  • 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

  • parthenogenetic merogony — development, as a result of artificial stimulation, of a part of an oocyte containing the nucleus …   Medical dictionary

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