pro·​gen·​e·​sis -ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce progenesis (audio)
plural progeneses -ˌsēz How to pronounce progenesis (audio)
: precocious sexual reproduction in a trematode worm in which metacercariae or sometimes cercariae may lay eggs capable of repeating the life cycle
progenetic adjective

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“Progenesis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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