heterogony

noun het·er·og·o·ny \ ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-gə-nē \

Definition of heterogony

1 :alternation of generations; especially :alternation of a dioecious with a parthenogenetic generation

heterogonic

play \ˌhe-tə-rə-ˈgä-nik\ adjective

First Known Use of heterogony

circa 1887


Medical Dictionary

heterogony

noun het·er·og·o·ny \ ˌhet-ə-ˈräg-ə-nē \

medical Definition of heterogony

plural heterogonies
1 :alternation of generations; especially :alternation of a dioecious generation with a parthenogenetic one

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