- any form of reproduction, as parthenogenesis, apogamy, and apospory, that involves the sex cell but takes place without fertilization or meiosis.
Origin of agamospermy
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- botany formation of seeds in the absence of fertilization; a form of apomixis
C19: agamic + Greek sperma seed
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