apomixis

noun apo·mix·is \ ˌa-pə-ˈmik-səs \

Definition of apomixis

plural apomixes play \-ˌsēz\
:reproduction (such as apogamy or parthenogenesis) involving specialized generative tissues but not dependent on fertilization

Origin and Etymology of apomixis

New Latin, from apo- + Greek mixis act of mixing, from mignynai


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