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blastogenesis

[ blas-tuh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌblæs təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
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noun Biology.
reproduction by budding.
the theory of the transmission of hereditary characters by germ plasm.
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Origin of blastogenesis

First recorded in 1885–90; blasto- + -genesis
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British Dictionary definitions for blastogenesis

blastogenesis
/ (ˌblæstəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /

noun
the theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted only by germ plasmSee also pangenesis
asexual reproduction, esp budding

Derived forms of blastogenesis

blastogenic or blastogenetic, adjective
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