[ ey-sek-shoo-uh l ]
/ eɪˈsɛk ʃu əl /
Related formsa·sex·u·al·i·ty [ey-sek-shoo-al-i-tee] /eɪˌsɛk ʃuˈæl ɪ ti/, nouna·sex·u·al·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for asexually
Under such changed conditions a complex organism, if only asexually propagated, would become extinct.Darwinism (1889)|Alfred Russel Wallace
There is, however, one difference between beings produced sexually and asexually, which is very general.
British Dictionary definitions for asexually
/ (eɪˈsɛksjʊəl, æ-) /
having no apparent sex or sex organs
(of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes, as in vegetative reproduction, fission, or budding
Derived Formsasexuality (eɪˌsɛksjʊˈælɪtɪ, ˌæ-), nounasexually, adverb
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Medicine definitions for asexually
[ ā-sĕk′shōō-əl ]
Having no evident sex or sex organs; sexless.
Relating to, produced by, or involving reproduction that occurs without the union of male and female gametes, as in binary fission or budding.
Lacking interest in or desire for sex.
Related formsa•sex′u•al′i•ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.a•sex′u•al•ly adv.
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