the gametophyte generation in the alternation of generations in plants that produces a zygote from male and female gametes.
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Origin of sexual generation
First recorded in 1875–80
Words nearby sexual generation
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Medical definitions for sexual generation
Reproduction through the union of individuals, or the union of male and female germ cells.
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