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apomixis

noun apo·mix·is \ˌa-pə-ˈmik-səs\
plural apo·mix·es\-ˌsēz\

Definition of APOMIXIS

:  reproduction (as apogamy or parthenogenesis) involving specialized generative tissues but not dependent on fertilization

Origin of APOMIXIS

New Latin, from apo- + Greek mixis act of mixing, from mignynai
First Known Use: 1913

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