merogony

noun

me·​rog·​o·​ny mə-ˈräg-ə-nē How to pronounce merogony (audio)
plural merogonies
: development of an embryo by a process that is genetically equivalent to male parthenogenesis and that involves segmentation and differentiation of an egg or egg fragment deprived of its own nucleus but having a functional male nucleus introduced
merogonic adjective

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“Merogony.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/merogony. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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