sexual generation
noun Date: 1880 the generation of an organism with alternation of generations that reproduces sexually

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  • sexual generation — sexual generation. См. половое поколение. (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.

  • sexual generation — noun : the generation that reproduces by a sexual process in animals or plants which exhibit alternation of generations compare alternation of generations, gametophyte * * * the gametophyte generation in the alternation of generations in plants… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sexual generation — the gametophyte generation in the alternation of generations in plants that produces a zygote from male and female gametes. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • sexual generation — sex′ual genera tion n. dvl bot the gametophyte generation in the alternation of generations in plants that produces a zygote from male and female gametes • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • sexual generation — see under reproduction …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • Sexual — Sex u*al, a. [L. sexualis, fr. sexus sex: cf. F. sexuel.] Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female; relating to the distinctive genital organs of the sexes; proceeding… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sexual dimorphism — Sexual Sex u*al, a. [L. sexualis, fr. sexus sex: cf. F. sexuel.] Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female; relating to the distinctive genital organs of the sexes;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sexual method — Sexual Sex u*al, a. [L. sexualis, fr. sexus sex: cf. F. sexuel.] Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female; relating to the distinctive genital organs of the sexes;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sexual selection — Sexual Sex u*al, a. [L. sexualis, fr. sexus sex: cf. F. sexuel.] Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female; relating to the distinctive genital organs of the sexes;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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