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parasexual

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adjective para·sex·u·al \ˌpa-rə-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl, -shəl\

Definition of parasexual

  1. :  relating to or being reproduction that results in recombination of genes from different individuals but does not involve meiosis and formation of a zygote by fertilization as in sexual reproduction <the parasexual cycle in some fungi>

para·sex·u·al·i·ty play \-ˌsek-shə-ˈwa-lə-tē\ noun


1954

First Known Use of parasexual

1954

Rhymes with parasexual


Medical Dictionary

parasexual

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adjective para·sex·u·al \ˌpar-ə-ˈseksh-(ə-)wəl, -ˈsek-shəl\

Medical Definition of parasexual

  1. :  relating to or being reproduction that results in recombination of genes from different individuals but does not involve meiosis and formation of a zygote by fertilization as in sexual reproduction <the parasexual cycle in some fungi>

  2. para·sex·u·al·i·ty \-ˌsek-shə-ˈwal-ət-ē\play noun, plural para·sex·u·al·i·ties




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