gonogenesis

noun
gon·​o·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌgän-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce gonogenesis (audio) \
plural gonogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce gonogeneses (audio) \

Medical Definition of gonogenesis

: maturation of germ cells that includes oogenesis and spermatogenesis

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