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Alternate Generation

Definition of the noun Alternate Generation

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  1. [biology] alternation of sexual with asexual generation, in which the products of one process differ from those of the other, -- a form of reproduction common both to animal and vegetable organisms. In the simplest form, the organism arising from sexual generation produces offspring unlike itself, agamogenetically. These, however, in time acquire reproductive organs, and from their impregnated germs the original parent form is reproduced. In more complicated cases, the first series of organisms produced agamogenetically may give rise to others by a like process, and these in turn to still other generations. Ultimately, however, a generation is formed which develops sexual organs, and the original form is reproduced

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Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

alpha receptor alternate generation two protons and two neutrons, the equivalent of a helium nucleus. The mass and charge of the alpha particles are so great that they travel only a few centimetres in the air and are unable to penetrate ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

alternate generation /6l't.;rnit/ [L, alter, ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Alternate generation.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

Kinds include alternate generation, filial generation, parental generation. generative /jen′′ərā′tiv/ [L, generare, to beget], pertaining to activity that generates new physical or mental growth, such as creative problem solving. generic genetic ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

Kinds include alternate generation, filial generation, parental generation. generative /jen′′ərā′tiv/ [L, generare, to beget], pertaining to activity that generates new physical or mental growth, such as creative problem solving. generic genetic ...

Google previewDictionary of the Dano-Norwegian and English languages (1897)

by Anton Larsen

exchange matter, - generation alternate generation, -giber drawer, -geelb bill debt. -banbel business in bills of exchange, -banbler bill-broker, -ftaber e -e bearer el. holder of a bill, ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1898)

A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie

See Alternate Generation under ALTERNATE. Alternative (al-tèr'na -tiv), ...

Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1865)

by William Thomas Brande

Alternate Generation.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

Alternate Generation. In Biology, that modification of generation in which the young do not resemble the parent, but thegrand-parent; so that the successive series of individuals seem to represent two species alternately reproduced. The salpa ...

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

See alternate generation, under generation. [Gr., dis, twice, + gennan, to engender.] digcnetlc (di-jen-ef ik). Requiring a change of hosts, as with flukes or parasites. [Gr., dis, twice, + genesis, generation.] digenla (di-je'ne-ah). Generation due to ...

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Video shows what alternate generation means. Each of the two forms of an organism whose life cycle involves alternation of generations, or the fact of such ...

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