Definition of androgenesis
: development of an embryo containing only paternal chromosomes due to failure of the egg to participate in fertilization
androgeneticplay \-jə-ˈne-tik\ adjective
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Origin and Etymology of androgenesis
First Known Use: 1874See Words from the same year
Medical 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
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