Medical Dictionary

automixis

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noun au·to·mix·is \ˌȯt-ə-ˈmik-səs\

Medical Definition of automixis

plural

automixes

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


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