syngenesis


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syngenesis

 [sin-jen´ĕ-sis]
1. the origin of an individual from a germ derived from both parents, as occurs in nearly all higher animals, and not from just one alone.
2. the state of having descended from a common ancestor.
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sex·u·al re·pro·duc·tion

reproduction by union of male and female gametes to form a zygote.
Synonym(s): gamogenesis, syngenesis
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syngenesis

(sĭn-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Sexual reproduction.

syn′ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
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sex·u·al re·pro·duc·tion

(sek'shū-ăl rē'prŏ-dŭk'shŭn)
Reproduction by union of male and female gametes (germ cells) to form a zygote.
Synonym(s): gamogenesis, syngenesis.
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syngenesis

Sexual reproduction.
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