heterogony


het·er·og·o·ny

noun \ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-gə-nē\

Definition of HETEROGONY

1
:  alternation of generations; especially :  alternation of a dioecious with a parthenogenetic generation
2
:  allometry
het·ero·gon·ic \ˌhe-tə-rə-ˈgä-nik\ adjective

First Known Use of HETEROGONY

circa 1887

het·er·og·o·ny

noun \ˌhet-ə-ˈräg-ə-nē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural het·er·og·o·nies

Medical Definition of HETEROGONY

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

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