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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to parthenogenesis, or having its characters; exhibiting the phenomena of parthenogenesis.
  • Born of a virgin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Biol.) Of, pertaining to, or produced by, parthenogenesis.

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  • adjective biology Of, pertaining to, or produced by, parthenogenesis; as, parthenogenetic forms.

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  • adjective (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction


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  • "He had heard of a race of lizards in the Caucasus that reproduced themselves parthenogenetically, with no sexual congress of any kind, no sexual complications: Lacerta saxicola was their name."

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Far Side of the World, 160

    February 20, 2008