parasexual

adjective
para·sex·u·al | \ˌper-ə-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl, -shəl, ˌpa-rə-\

Definition of parasexual 

: relating to or being reproduction that results in recombination of genes from different individuals but does not involve meiosis and formation of a zygote by fertilization as in sexual reproduction the parasexual cycle in some fungi

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parasexuality \ˌper-ə-ˌsek-shə-ˈwa-lə-tē, ˌpa-rə- \ noun

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1954, in the meaning defined above

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parasexual

adjective
para·sex·u·al | \ˌpar-ə-ˈseksh-(ə-)wəl, -ˈsek-shəl \

Medical Definition of parasexual 

: relating to or being reproduction that results in recombination of genes from different individuals but does not involve meiosis and formation of a zygote by fertilization as in sexual reproduction the parasexual cycle in some fungi

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parasexuality \-ˌsek-shə-ˈwal-ət-ē \ noun plural -ties

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