sexual generation


the gametophyte generation in the alternation of generations in plants that produces a zygote from male and female gametes.

Nearby words

  1. sexual,
  2. sexual abuse,
  3. sexual deviation,
  4. sexual dimorphism,
  5. sexual dwarf,
  6. sexual harassment,
  7. sexual infantilism,
  8. sexual intercourse,
  9. sexual orientation,
  10. sexual relations

Origin of sexual generation

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for sexual generation

sexual generation


Reproduction through the union of individuals, or the union of male and female germ cells.

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