androgenesis

noun an·dro·gen·e·sis \ ˌan-drō-ˈje-nə-səs \

Definition of androgenesis

: development of an embryo containing only paternal chromosomes due to failure of the egg to participate in fertilization

androgenetic

play \-jə-ˈne-tik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of androgenesis

New Latin


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androgenesis

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

medical Definition of androgenesis

plural androgeneses play \-ˌsēz\
: development in which the embryo contains only paternal chromosomes due to failure of the egg nucleus to participate in fertilization — compare gynogenesis

androgenetic

play \-jə-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

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