amphimixis


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am·phi·mix·is

(am'fi-mik'sis),
1. Union of the paternal and maternal chromatin after impregnation of the oocyte.
2. In psychoanalysis, a combination of genital and anal eroticism.
[amphi- + G. mixis, mingling]

amphimixis

(ăm′fə-mĭk′sĭs)
n. pl. amphi·mixes (-mĭk′sēz′)
The union of the sperm and egg in sexual reproduction.

am′phi·mic′tic (-mĭk′tĭk) adj.

amphimixis

true sexual reproduction, as opposed to APOMIXIS.
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Amphimixis and pseudogamy in freshwater triclads: experimental reconstitution of polyploid pseudogamic biotypes.