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agamogenesis

ag·a·mo·gen·e·sis
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ag-uh-moh-jen-uh-sis, ey-gam-uh-]
    • /ˌæg ə moʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌeɪ gæm ə-/
    • /ˌaɡəməʊdʒˈenɪsˌɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ag-uh-moh-jen-uh-sis, ey-gam-uh-]
    • /ˌæg ə moʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌeɪ gæm ə-/

Definitions of agamogenesis word

  • noun agamogenesis asexual reproduction, such as fission or parthenogenesis 3
  • noun agamogenesis asexual reproduction as by fission, budding, parthenogenesis, etc. 3
  • noun agamogenesis asexual reproduction by buds, offshoots, cell division, etc. 1
  • noun agamogenesis Asexual reproduction. 1

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Origin of agamogenesis

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
1860-65; < Greek ágamo(s) (see agamic) + -genesis

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Parts of speech for Agamogenesis

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

agamogenesis popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for agamogenesis

adj agamogenesis

  • agamic — asexual; occurring or reproducing without fertilization
  • agamous — agamic
  • asexual — Something that is asexual involves no sexual activity.

adjective agamogenesis

  • abiogenetic — (biology) Of or pertaining to abiogenesis, originated by abiogenesis.

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