Medical Dictionary


noun amei·o·sis \ˌā-ˌmī-ˈō-səs\
plural amei·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of AMEIOSIS

:  suppression of one of the meiotic divisions (as in parthenogenesis) resulting in nonreduction of chromosomes
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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