parasexual

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

Definition of parasexual

  1. :  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

parasexuality

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

1954

First Known Use of parasexual

1954


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parasexual

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

Medical Definition of parasexual

  1. :  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

parasexuality

\-ˌsek-shə-ˈwal-ət-ē\play noun plural

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