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ameiosis

[ey-mahy-oh-sis] /ˌeɪ maɪˈoʊ sɪs/
noun, Cell Biology
1.
aberrant meiosis in which only an equational division occurs, as in parthenogenesis.
Origin
< New Latin; see a-6, meiosis
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[ey-mahy-ot-ik] /ˌeɪ maɪˈɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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ameiosis

/ˌeɪmaɪˈəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(biology) the absence of pairing of chromosomes during meiosis
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