Origin of parthenogenesis
Examples from the Web for parthenogenesis
The same tendency reaches its logical conclusion in the parthenogenesis of insects.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
Ferris and Kolliker derive them from parthenogenesis, a mode of genesis of which our world offers no example whatever.Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith|Robert Patterson
In 1849 Professor Owen, in his treatise on "Parthenogenesis," put forward another conception.On the Genesis of Species|St. George Mivart
The only one of these possible modes of reproduction not known to occur in Hydromedusae is parthenogenesis.
It has been shown that in the artificial summer of a green-house, parthenogenesis may continue for four years.Herbert Spencer|J. Arthur Thomson
Word Origin for parthenogenesis
"reproduction without fertilization," 1849, from Greek parthenos "virgin," of unknown origin, + genesis (see genesis). Related: Parthenogenetic.