asexual reproduction

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asexual reproduction in Medicine

asexual reproduction

n.
  1. Reproduction occurring without the sexual union of male and female gametes.
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asexual reproduction in Science

asexual reproduction

[ā-sĕkshōō-əl]
  1. See under reproduction.
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asexual reproduction in Culture

asexual reproduction

[(ay-sek-shooh-uhl)]

The kind of reproduction in which it is not necessary to have two parents to produce offspring. The reproduction of single-celled organisms through fission, and the production of spores in some plants and plantlike organisms, are examples of asexual reproduction.

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