noun Embryology.
  1. the development of an embryo from egg fragments lacking the egg nucleus but having an introduced male nucleus.

Origin of merogony

First recorded in 1899; mero- + -gony
Related formsmer·o·gon·ic [mer-uh-gon-ik] /ˌmɛr əˈgɒn ɪk/, me·rog·o·nous, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

merogony in Medicine


  1. Incomplete development of an ovum.
  2. schizogony
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