parasexual
adjective Date: 1954 relating to or being reproduction that results in recombination of genes from different individuals but does not involve meiosis and formation of a zygote by fertilization as in sexual reproduction <
the parasexual cycle in some fungi
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parasexuality noun

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  • parasexual — [par΄ə sek′sho͞o əl] adj. designating or of any reproductive process in which recombination of genes from genetically distinct cells or individuals occurs without meiosis and fertilization, as during bacterial conjugation or by the fusion of… …   English World dictionary

  • parasexual — para·sex·u·al .par ə seksh (ə )wəl, sek shəl adj relating to or being reproduction that results in recombination of genes from different individuals but does not involve meiosis and formation of a zygote by fertilization as in sexual reproduction …   Medical dictionary

  • parasexual — ¦parəˌ adjective Etymology: para (I) + sexual : relating to or being reproduction that results in recombination of genes from different individuals but does not involve meiosis and formation of a zygote by fertilization as in sexual reproduction… …   Useful english dictionary

  • parasexual — adj. [Gr. para, beside; LL. sexualis, sexual] Refers to all non meiotic reproductive processes …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • parasexual — adjective Exhibiting parasexuality …   Wiktionary

  • parasexual — para·sexual …   English syllables

  • parasexual — par•a•sex•u•al [[t]ˌpær əˈsɛk ʃu əl[/t]] adj. dvl of or pertaining to reproduction by recombination of DNA from genetically distinct individuals without the process of meiosis, as in bacterial conjugation or the fusion of nuclei within a… …   From formal English to slang

  • parasexual process — parasexual process. См. парасексуальный процесс. (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.

  • parasexual hybrid — somatinis hibridas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Hibridinė ląstelė arba hibridinis augalas, gautas ląstelių inžinerijos būdu. atitikmenys: angl. parasexual hybrid; somatic hybrid rus. парасексуальный гибрид; соматический гибрид… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

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