parasexual


para·sex·u·al

adjective \ˌpa-rə-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl, -shəl\

Definition of PARASEXUAL

:  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 \-ˌsek-shə-ˈwa-lə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of PARASEXUAL

1954

Rhymes with PARASEXUAL

para·sex·u·al

adjective \ˌpar-ə-ˈseksh-(ə-)wəl, -ˈsek-shəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PARASEXUAL

: 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 \-ˌsek-shə-ˈwal-ət-ē\ noun, plural para·sex·u·al·i·ties

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