Medical Dictionary

androgenesis

noun an·dro·gen·e·sis \ˌan-drə-ˈjen-ə-səs\
plural an·dro·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of ANDROGENESIS

:  development in which the embryo contains only paternal chromosomes due to failure of the egg nucleus to participate in fertilization—compare gynogenesis
an·dro·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈnet-ik\ adjective
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