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merogony

[ muh-rog-uh-nee ]
/ məˈrɒg ə ni /
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noun Embryology.

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

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Origin of merogony

First recorded in 1899; mero- + -gony

OTHER WORDS FROM merogony

mer·o·gon·ic [mer-uh-gon-ik], /ˌmɛr əˈgɒn ɪk/, me·rog·o·nous, adjective
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Medical definitions for merogony

merogony
[ mə-rŏgə-nē ]

n.

Incomplete development of an ovum.
schizogony
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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