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Definition of the noun agamogenesis

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noun - plural: agamogeneses

  1. reproduction without the fusion of gametes
    • lexical domain: Natural Processes - nouns denoting natural processes
    • synonym of agamogenesis: asexual reproduction
    • more generic word: reproduction = the process of generating offspring
    • more specific terms:
      • apomixis = any of several kinds of reproduction without fertilization
      • blastogenesis = asexual reproduction by budding
      • budding = reproduction of some unicellular organisms (such as yeasts) by growth and specialization followed by the separation by constriction of a part of the parent
      • fission = reproduction of some unicellular organisms by division of the cell into two more or less equal parts
      • fissiparity = reproduction of some multicellular organisms by division, as in the case of some starfish
      • monogenesis / sporulation = asexual reproduction by the production and release of spores
      • parthenogenesis / parthenogeny / virgin birth = human conception without fertilization by a man
      • pullulation / gemmation = asexual reproduction in which a local growth on the surface or in the body of the parent becomes a separate individual

Alternative definition of the noun agamogenesis


  1. asexual reproduction

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Google previewLibrary of Universal Knowledge (1880)

lower forms of life, agamo- genesis is the common and predominant mode of reproduction, while gamogencsia >ia exceptional; on the contrary, in many of the higher, while gamogenesis is the rule, agamogenesis is an occasional exception.

Google previewBio-Inspired Computational Intelligence and Applications (2007)

International Conference on Life System Modeling, and Simulation, LSMS 2007, Shanghai, China, September 14-17, 2007. Proceedings by Dr. Kang Li

Agamogenesis is a genetic mode of the low-grade biology, with short genetic cycle in each generation. Its genetic process is simpler than that of gamogenesis.

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History, Or, A Popular Dictionary of Zoology (1870)

In which the Characteristics that Distinguish the Different Classes, Genera, and Species are Combined with a Variety of Interesting Information Illustrative of the Habits, Instincts, and General Economy of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Maunder

Agamogenesis (Gamogenesis. Supplement. ACTINOTROCHA. A generic name given by J. Mtlller to a marine animalcule, which is in all probability the larva of an Echmoderm allied to the common Sea- urchin. The creature is about the l-40th ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1916)

agamogenesis (ah-gam-o-jen'es-is) (Gr. a priv., + 3 duos marriage + yéveats birth]. Reproduction without sexual congress. agar, agar-agar (ag'ar, ag'ar-agar) [Singhalesel. A glue-like substance prepared from certain ...

Google previewPocket dictionary of biochemistry (2000)

by Peter Reuter

Agamogenese / asexual reproduction, agamogenesis, agamogony. agamogenetisch adj. agamogenetic. reproducing asexually. Agamogonie / asexual reproduction, agamogenesis. agamogony. Agar m/nt agar, gelose; agar, agar medium, ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

AGAMOGENESIS Asexual reproduction such as PARTHENOGENESIS. AGGREGATE; AGGREGATION An assemblage of from several to many members of the same species amassed in the same place.

Google previewDictionary of Health Education (2009)

by David Bedworth, Albert E Bedworth

AGAMOGENESIS 1. A form of reproduction as in budding. 2. Asexual reproduction q.v. 3. Parthenogenesis q.v. AGAPE 1.

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

fams-fatrāt Agamogenesis. Reproduction without fecundation. 3rit: TRTH, afâa E-HHH sift-ia, siRi 'THH, stagf SeaRI Agamous. Without sexual organs; agamic. 3rgrait, 3.faa'; GITH" # #RT Aganglionic.

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Scrabble value of A1G2A1M3O1G2E1N1E1S1I1S1

The value of this 12-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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