agamogenesis


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a·sex·u·al re·pro·duc·tion

reproduction other than by union of male and female sex cells.
Synonym(s): agamogenesis, agamogony

agamogenesis

(ā-găm′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, ăg′ə-mō-)
n.
Asexual reproduction, as by budding, cell division, or parthenogenesis.

agamogenesis

reproduction which does not involve the fusion of male and female gametes, the female gamete developing asexually without fertilization.