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agamogenesis

[ag-uh-moh-jen-uh-sis, ey-gam-uh-] /ˌæg ə moʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌeɪ gæm ə-/
noun, Biology
1.
asexual reproduction by buds, offshoots, cell division, etc.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Greek ágamo(s) (see agamic) + -genesis
Related forms
agamogenetic
[ag-uh-moh-juh-net-ik, ey-gam-uh-] /ˌæg ə moʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk, ˌeɪ gæm ə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
agamogenetically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for agamogeneses

agamogenesis

/ˌæɡəməʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
asexual reproduction, such as fission or parthenogenesis
Derived Forms
agamogenetic (ˌæɡəməʊdʒəˈnɛtɪk) adjective
agamogenetically, adverb
Word Origin
C19: agamic + genesis
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