parasexual

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

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 \-ˌsek-shə-ˈwa-lə-tē\ noun

1954

First Known Use of parasexual

1954


Medical Dictionary

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

parasexualities


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