- ameiotic parthenogenesis
Parthenogenesis without meiosis.
Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. A.R. Maggenti and S.L. Gardne. 2005.
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Parthenogenesis — (from the Greek παρθένος parthenos , virgin , + γένεσις genesis , creation ) is an asexual form of reproduction found in females where growth and development of embryos or seeds occurs without fertilization by a male. The offspring produced by… … Wikipedia
agameon — n. [Gr. a, without; gamos, marriage; on, being] A species reproducing exclusively by apomixis; see apomictic parthenogenesis, ameiotic parthenogenesis … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
ameiosis — ameiotic /ay muy ot ik/, adj. /ay muy oh sis/, n. Cell Biol. aberrant meiosis in which only an equational division occurs, as in parthenogenesis. [ < NL; see A 6, MEIOSIS] * * * … Universalium