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

2 : allometry

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heterogonic \ˌhe-tə-rə-ˈgä-nik \ adjective

First Known Use of heterogony

circa 1887, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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heterogony

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

Medical Definition of heterogony 

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

2 : allometry

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