syngenesis

[ sin-jen-uh-sis ]
/ sɪnˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /

noun Biology.

sexual reproduction.

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Origin of syngenesis

From New Latin, dating back to 1830–40; see origin at syn-, -genesis

OTHER WORDS FROM syngenesis

syn·ge·net·ic [sin-juh-net-ik], /ˌsɪn dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for syngenesis

syngenesis
[ sĭn-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

n.

sexual reproduction

Other words from syngenesis

syn′ge•netic (-jə-nĕtĭk) adj.
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