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British Dictionary definitions for paedogenesis

paedogenesis

noun
  1. sexual reproduction in an animal that retains its larval featuresSee also neoteny
Derived Formspaedogenetic (ˌpiːdəʊdʒəˈnɛtɪk) or paedogenic, adjective
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  • Paedogenesis: reproduction in the sexually immature or larval stage.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

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