from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In biology, successive generation by two different processes, as sexual and asexual; parthenogenesis alternating with ordinary sexual reproduction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Biol.) The faculty of multiplying in two ways; -- by ova fecundated by spermatic fluid, and asexually, as by buds. See
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- noun biology The alternation of
sexualand asexualmethods of reproduction.
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- noun alternation of sexual and asexual generations
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