- Also ag·a·mous [ag-uh-muhs]. /ˈæg ə məs/.
- a·gam·i·cal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use agamic in a sentence
Asexual, a-seks′ū-al, adj. without sex, once applied to cryptogams—agamic.
Budding: applied to that form of agamic reproduction found in plant lice.
Stem-mother: in plant lice; that form hatching from the winter egg, which starts a series of agamic summer generations.
Finally, they may become infested with cystic tapeworms or the agamic stage of a strongyle (Strongylus edentatus).Special Report on Diseases of the Horse | United States Department of Agriculture
Pseudovary: the organ or mass of germ cells of an agamic insect.
British Dictionary definitions for agamic
asexual; occurring or reproducing without fertilization
- agamically, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012