ameiosis

noun
amei·​o·​sis | \ ˌā-ˌmī-ˈō-səs How to pronounce ameiosis (audio) \
plural ameioses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce ameiosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of ameiosis

: suppression of one of the meiotic divisions (as in parthenogenesis) resulting in nonreduction of chromosomes

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“Ameiosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ameiosis. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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