monembryony

noun

mon·​em·​bry·​o·​ny
mäˈnembrēənē,
ˌmänemˈbrīə-
variants or less commonly monoembryony
ˌmänōˈembrēənē,
ˌmänōemˈbrīə-
1
: the condition of having but a single embryo
2
: production of a single embryo from a single egg

Word History

Etymology

mon- + embryony

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“Monembryony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monembryony. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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