noun, plural am·phi·mix·es [am-fuh-mik-seez]. /ˌæm fəˈmɪk siz/.
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Origin of amphimixis
OTHER WORDS FROM amphimixisam·phi·mic·tic [am-fuh-mik-tik], /ˌæm fəˈmɪk tɪk/, adjectiveam·phi·mic·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for amphimixis
When a fresh nucleus has been thus formed (by amphimixis) in each of the copulating cells, they again separate.The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
Amphimixis, as we have seen, is one of the most potent forces against which the evolution of a new species has to contend.Parallel Paths|Thomas William Rolleston
Amphimixis: the mingling of the germ plasm of two individuals.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith