anisogeny

noun an·isog·e·ny \ˌaˌnīˈsäjənē\

Definition of anisogeny

plural

-es

  1. :  the property of exhibiting different inheritance in reciprocal crosses because of consistent differences in the male and female gametes of the parents

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Origin and Etymology of anisogeny

1anis- + -geny


First Known Use: circa 1928


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