- the alternation of dioecious and hermaphroditic individuals in successive generations, as in certain nematodes.
- the alternation of parthenogenetic and sexual generations.
Origin of heterogony
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- biology the alternation of parthenogenetic and sexual generations in rotifers and similar animals
- the condition in plants, such as the primrose, of having flowers that differ from each other in the length of their stamens and stylesCompare homogony
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