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heterogony

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noun het·er·og·o·ny \ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-gə-nē\

Definition of heterogony

  1. 1 :  alternation of generations; especially :  alternation of a dioecious with a parthenogenetic generation

  2. 2 :  allometry

heterogonic

play \ˌhe-tə-rə-ˈgä-nik\ adjective


Circa 1887

First Known Use of heterogony

circa 1887


Medical Dictionary

heterogony

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noun het·er·og·o·ny \ˌhet-ə-ˈräg-ə-nē\

Medical Definition of heterogony

plural

heterogonies

  1. 1:  alternation of generations; especially :  alternation of a dioecious generation with a parthenogenetic one

  2. 2:  allometry




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