agamogenesis

noun
aga·​mo·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ¦ā-ˌga-mə-ˈje-nə-səs, ¦a-gə-mō- \

Definition of agamogenesis

2 : asexual reproduction

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Other Words from agamogenesis

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

First Known Use of agamogenesis

1857, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for agamogenesis

agamo- + genesis

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“Agamogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agamogenesis. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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