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asexual

 [a-sek´shoo-al]
without sex; not pertaining to or involving sex.

a·sex·u·al

(ā-seks'yū-ăl),
1. Referring to reproduction without nuclear fusion in an organism.
2. Having no sexual desire or interest.
[G. a- priv. + sexual]

asexual

/asex·u·al/ (a-sek´shoo-al) having no sex; not sexual; not pertaining to sex.

asexual

(ā-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Having no evident sex or sex organs; sexless.
2. Relating to, produced by, or involving reproduction that occurs without the union of male and female gametes, as in binary fission or budding.
3. Relating to or being a person who does not experience sexual attraction.
n.
A person who does not experience sexual attraction.

a·sex′u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
a·sex′u·al·ly adv.

asexual

[āsek′sho̅o̅·əl]
Etymology: Gk, a, not; L, sexus, male or female
1 not sexual.
2 pertaining to an organism that has no sexual organs.
3 pertaining to a process that is not sexual. asexuality, n.

asexual

adjective Referring to a lack of sexual interest.

noun A person with no interest in sexual activity.

asexual

adjective Sexless; occurring without sex; unrelated to sex

a·sex·u·al

(ā-sek'shū-ăl)
1. Referring to reproduction without nuclear fusion in an organism.
2. Having no sexual desire or interest.
[G. a- priv. + sexual]

asexual

Characterizing a simple form of binary, or budding, reproduction in which only a single individual organism is involved. Reproduction without male and female GAMETES.

a·sex·u·al

(ā-sek'shū-ăl)
1. Referring to reproduction without nuclear fusion in an organism.
2. Having no sexual desire or interest.
[G. a- priv. + sexual]

asexual

without sex; not pertaining to or involving sex.
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