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- adjective Agamic.
from The Century Dictionary.
- In botany, same as
- In zoology, having no distinguishable sexual organs. See
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- adjective (Biol.), (Bot.) Having no visible sexual organs; asexual.
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- adjective biology Having no
visible sex organs; asexualor cryptogamous.
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- adjective (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
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a- + -gamous
"prolonged nutrition," a surplus, as we see so plainly in the lower forms of agamous generation (budding, division).