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agamic

Line breaks: agam¦ic
Pronunciation: /əˈɡamɪk
 
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Definition of agamic in English:

adjective

Biology
Asexual; reproducing asexually: winged agamic females
More example sentences
  • Nor is there any evidence that agamic and gamic oviposition on a particular leaf is inversely related.
  • In most cases it was agamic fusions of protists that preceded the origin of sexual process.
  • In most cases, some kind of agamic fusion of protists can be considered as its prerequisite.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Greek agamos 'unmarried' + -ic.

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