poecilogony

noun poe·ci·log·o·ny \ˌpēsəˈlägənē\

Definition of poecilogony

plural

-es

  1. :  a supposed method of development occurring in invertebrate animals where in the same species there are two kinds of young although the adults are exactly alike

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Origin and Etymology of poecilogony

International Scientific Vocabulary poecil- + -gony


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