agamogenesis

noun

aga·​mo·​gen·​e·​sis
¦ā-ˌga-mə-ˈje-nə-səs,
¦a-gə-mō-
1
2
: asexual reproduction
agamogenetic
¦ā-ˌga-mə-jə-¦ne-tik
¦a-gə-mō-
adjective
agamogenetically
¦ā-ˌga-mə-jə-¦ne-ti-k(-ə)lē
¦a-gə-mō-
adverb

Word History

Etymology

agamo- + genesis

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of agamogenesis was in 1857

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“Agamogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agamogenesis. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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