[ blas-tuh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌblæs təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
reproduction by budding.
the theory of the transmission of hereditary characters by germ plasm.
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British Dictionary definitions for blastogenesis
/ (ˌblæstəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /
the theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted only by germ plasmSee also pangenesis
asexual reproduction, esp budding
Derived Formsblastogenic or blastogenetic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for blastogenesis
[ blăs′tə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
Reproduction of unicellular organisms by budding.
Development of an embryo during cleavage and germ layer formation.
Transformation of small lymphocytes of human peripheral blood into large, undifferentiated cells capable of undergoing mitosis.
Related formsblas′to•ge•net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) null adj.
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