gamogenesis

[ gam-uh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌgæm əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /

noun Biology.

sexual reproduction.

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Origin of gamogenesis

First recorded in 1860–65; gamo- + -genesis

OTHER WORDS FROM gamogenesis

gam·o·ge·net·ic [gam-oh-juh-net-ik], /ˌgæm oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, gam·o·ge·net·i·cal, adjectivegam·o·ge·net·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for gamogenesis

gamogenesis
/ (ˌɡæməʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /

noun

another name for sexual reproduction

Derived forms of gamogenesis

gamogenetic (ˌɡæməʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk) or gamogenetical, adjectivegamogenetically, adverb
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Medical definitions for gamogenesis

gamogenesis
[ găm′ə-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

n.

The act or process of sexual reproduction.
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