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asexual

Pronunciation: /eɪˈsekʃuəl/

Translation of asexual in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [organism/reproduction] asexuado, asexual; [person] asexuado
    Example sentences
    • His James is celibate and asexual, without the homosexual yearnings suggested in Tóibín's novel, although Lodge does allow him the reflection that, if one had to, rather with a man than a woman.
    • Mary's asexual image, I suspect, is partly to do with her assertion that fidelity isn't so terribly important and that Jeffrey isn't the first politician to indulge in a ‘fling’.
    • While I agree that this predicament probably sucks for his girlfriend, I also don't see why it would be a blessing for many other women, unless they too, were asexual.
    Example sentences
    • It can either start asexual reproduction or it can produce gametes through mitosis.
    • The organism can also go through asexual reproduction.
    • On the other hand, consider organisms that reproduce by agametic, asexual reproduction.
    Example sentences
    • The diagnosis is made by the observation of intracellular asexual forms of the parasite on thick and thin blood smears.
    • This, combined with a sufficiently high rate of deleterious mutation, can allow sexual genotypes to outcompete asexual genotypes in the face of the twofold cost of sex.
    • To experimentally measure this distribution requires either an asexual organism or a sexual line that is genetically homogeneous (homozygotic at each locus).

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