[ ey-mahy-oh-sis ]
/ ˌeɪ maɪˈoʊ sɪs /
noun Cell Biology.
aberrant meiosis in which only an equational division occurs, as in parthenogenesis.
Related formsa·mei·ot·ic [ey-mahy-ot-ik] /ˌeɪ maɪˈɒt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ameiosis
/ (ˌeɪmaɪˈəʊsɪs) /
biology the absence of pairing of chromosomes during meiosis
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