noun Embryology.
the development of an embryo from egg fragments lacking the egg nucleus but having an introduced male nucleus.

1899; mero- + -gony

merogonic [mer-uh-gon-ik] , merogonous, adjective Unabridged
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merogony me·rog·o·ny (mə-rŏg'ə-nē)

  1. Incomplete development of an ovum.

  2. See schizogony.

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