automixis

noun
au·​to·​mix·​is | \ ˌȯt-ə-ˈmik-səs How to pronounce automixis (audio) \
plural automixes\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce automixis (audio) \

Medical Definition of automixis

: parthenogenesis in which the chromosomes of a haploid gamete divide without nuclear division resulting in formation of a diploid nucleus

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“Automixis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/automixis. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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