syngenesis

syngenesis

[sin-jen-uh-sis]
noun Biology.
sexual reproduction.

Origin:
1830–40; < Neo-Latin; see syn-, -genesis

syngenetic [sin-juh-net-ik] , adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To syngenesis
Collins
World English Dictionary
syngamy or syngenesis (ˈsɪŋɡəmɪ, sɪnˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
 
n
other names for sexual reproduction
 
syngenesis or syngenesis
 
n
 
syngamic or syngenesis
 
adj
 
syngamous or syngenesis
 
adj

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

syngenesis syn·gen·e·sis (sĭn-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
See sexual reproduction.


syn'ge·net'ic (-jə-nět'ĭk) adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature