Definition of mictic
1 : requiring, involving, or produced by sexual reproduction or union of germ cells : exhibiting mixis
2a of a female rotifer : producing eggs that without fertilization develop into males or with fertilization form resting eggs that later develop into amictic females b : being or relating to the egg of such a female
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Origin and Etymology of mictic
Greek miktos mixed (verbal of mignynai to mix) + English -ic
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